A man is dead following a quad crash north of Athabasca Sunday morning.

Athabasca RCMP was called to a collision on Secondary Highway 813 about 29 kilometres north of Athabasca around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Police say a 24-year-old rider of a quad was headed southbound in the west side ditch when, without looking, he made an abrupt left turn to cross over the highway.

The rider struck the side of a southbound pickup truck and was thrown from the quad.

Police say the man suffered from serious injuries to his head and died at the scene.

No charges will be laid.