Norwegian police and military officials say one person has been killed when a tank collided with a car on a county road during a major military exercise in central Norway.

The crash happened Monday in Nord Troendelag county, where the Cold Response exercise is taking place with 15,000 soldiers from NATO and partner countries.

Lt. Col. Aleksander Jankov of the Norwegian Armed Forces says the tank involved in the accident was a Norwegian "armored recovery vehicle."

He said no military personnel were injured and that the cause of the crash was being investigated by police and military police.