Road conditions are likely the cause of a fatal two-vehicle collision 20 kilometres west of Shellbrook on Monday evening.
RCMP say it happened on highway 3 around 6:00pm.
The head-on collision involved a semi and a passenger car.
The driver of the car, a 67-year old woman from the Shellbrook area was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The passenger of the car, a 71-year old man from the Shellbrook area was pronounced dead on the scene.
The driver of the semi and lone occupant, a 30-year old man from Edmonton, AB, was assessed on scene by EMS and released.
Extremely icy road conditions due to rain were present at the time of the collision and are believed to have been a factor.
The collision remains under investigation.