Thursday, 2 August 2018

Strathmore RCMP respond to serious collision, highway reopened

RCMP Alberta – The RCMP continue to investigate a two vehicle collision which occurred at approximately 11:43 a.m. today. As a result of this collision, one 64-year-old male is confirmed to be deceased.

The RCMP Collision Analyst attended the collision scene and is conducting an investigation into the cause of this collision.

Preliminary information is that a truck was travelling north on Highway 817, and collided with a truck pulling a trailer, travelling south.

Both vehicles had one occupant. The driver of the truck hauling the trailer was treated on scene for injuries. The driver of the northbound truck was declared deceased on scene as a result of injuries incurred in the collision.

Highway 817 is reopened to traffic, which is now moving in both directions.

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