One person dead following fatal collision in Strathmore

Apr 27 2018, 1:12 am

Alberta RCMP is investigating a fatal collision involving three vehicles that left one person dead.

At around 8:30 am on Wednesday, a pickup truck headed west on Highway 22X collided with a semi-truck headed in the opposite direction, according to a release from Strathmore RCMP.

The collision occurred near Range Road 280, just south of Langdon.

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The approximate location of the collision (Google Maps)

Moments after the initial collision, the release states, a second semi-truck collided with the two vehicles as it headed westward.

The driver of the pickup, and sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene, though the two semi-truck drivers were not seriously injured, according to the release.

The pickup truck’s driver was a 45-year-old man from Rockyview County.

An investigation is ongoing, with a RCMP collision analyst having been present at the scene shortly after the incident.

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