An investigation is underway following a two-vehicle collision in Highlands East.

Haliburton OPP says they responded to the crash on Friday along Loop Road, at approximately 2:20 p.m.

According to police, their initial investigation revealed that a passenger vehicle attempted to conduct a U-turn in front of a dump truck that was travelling southbound along the road.

Police say the driver of the passenger vehicle, 58-year-old Danny Linkert from Highlands East was killed by the crash.

The OPP Technical Collision Investigators attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

More details will be released when they are available.