June 26, 2014 7:39 am
Updated: June 26, 2014 8:12 am

38-year-old killed in central Alberta collision

Scene of a fatal collision between a picker truck and a semi tanker truck near Drayton Valley, AB. June 25, 2014.

Supplied: RCMP

EDMONTON – A collision between a semi tanker truck and a picker truck has left one person dead.

It happened Wednesday just before noon, about 10 kilometres east of Drayton Valley on highway 39.

The 38-year-old driver of the picker truck died on scene. The person’s name is not being released. The driver of the semi was taken to hospital with what’s believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Police don’t believe speed or alcohol were factors in the crash. The highway was re-opened around 8:30 Wednesday evening.

Drayton Valley is about 140 kilometres southwest of Edmonton.

Scene of a fatal collision between a picker truck and a semi tanker truck near Drayton Valley, AB.June 25, 2014.

Supplied: RCMP

 

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