Fatal crash on Karoonda Highway

Photo: File.
Photo: File.

An 86-year-old Murraylands man has died after his car collided with a truck on the Karoonda Highway at Halidon on Friday.

Emergency services were called to respond to the accident just before 1.20pm, but the man, the car's only occupant, died at the scene.

The male truck driver was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Traffic on the highway was restricted for several hours while police investigated.