One man has died and six others were injured after a collision near Edson Sunday morning.

RCMP said they responded to the collision between a pickup truck and a minivan just before 1 a.m. at the intersection of Range Road 184 and Highway 16.

The 39-year-old driver of the minivan died at the scene while six others were taken to hospital. Two of the injured were then airlifted to Edmonton for further treatment.

Police said they believe alcohol was a factor.