One man is dead following an early morning collision in Northern Saskatchewan.

The accident happened on Highway 2 north of Prince Albert, near the community of Christopher Lake.

A 34-year-old man from Air Ronge was hit by a vehicle while he was lying on the highway.

His name has not been released, and the reason he was lying on the highway is not yet clear.

Police have not announced if charges are pending.

The highway was closed for investigation early this morning, but has since been reopened.

The investigation is ongoing.