One woman is dead and another injured after a collision on a highway near Kamsack. RCMP say a car and a van collided on Highway 8 just north of the town around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

An elderly woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name and age hasn’t been released.

Another woman was taken to hospital in Kamsack. There was no word on the extent of her injuries.

A three-kilometre stretch of Highway 8 north of Kamsack was closed for several hours while police investigated.