A 19-year-old RM of Springfield man has died after the vehicle he was driving rear-ended a garbage truck on Highway 12 near Anola, Manitoba.

On May 21, 2019, at approximately 12:40pm, Oakbank RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 12, one mile north of Anola on Highway 15.

Police say that a pickup truck traveling north on Highway 12 rear-ended a garbage truck which had been stopped on Highway 12 to collect garbage.

RCMP report that the lone occupant and driver of the pickup truck, a 19-year-old male from the RM of Springfield, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 70-year-old male driver and the 24-year-old male passenger of the garbage truck, both from Winnipeg, were not injured.

Oakbank RCMP along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist continue to investigate this incident.