The minivan contained three elderly occupants all of which were pronounced deceased at the scene from impact type injuries. The occupants, one man and two women are believed to be from the Raymond, Alberta area. Names of the deceased will not be released. Next of kin notifications are ongoing.
The Canadian Pacific Railway Police were contacted and attended the scene.
Highway 845 south of Highway 4 was closed for a short period of time to allow emergency personnel to complete their duties. Due to the time of evening there was minimal traffic disruption.