A 38-year-old man has died after an incident on Highway 1, 3 kilometres east of Highway 12 near Richer.
The man’s vehicle vehicle became stuck in the northbound ditch, when a woman driving a pickup truck pulling a trailer with a boat came to assist him.
RCMP say most her truck and trailer were blocking the eastbound driving lane, when the man walked over to the passenger-side wndow to speak with her.
Meanwhile, an eastbound semi with dual trailers had tried to avoid the truck and trailer by heading for the shoulder.
However, the semi ended up hitting the rear of the truck, along with the man who was speaking with the woman who stopped to help.
The 38-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
No one else was hurt.
The investigation is ongoing