A man from Richer is dead following a collision with a train Sunday evening.

At approximately 6 pm, Steinbach RCMP responded to a crash involving a train. It happened along Road 33 North at Twin River Road, which is about halfway between La Broquerie and Marchand.

Police say a vehicle travelling east along Road 33 North, collided with a northbound train. 

The driver and sole occupant was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. He was a 42-year-old male from Richer.

According to police, slippery conditions are believed to be a factor in the crash.

Steinbach RCMP have not released any more details and continue to investigate.