HALIFAX -- One person is dead and another is in hospital after a car and pickup truck collided in Windsor, N.S.

The RCMP responded to the two-vehicle collision on Highway 101 around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the driver of the car died at the scene.

The driver of the truck was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Highway 101 was closed between exits 5A and 6 for several hours Thursday. It has since reopened.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.