January 7, 2014 3:26 pm
Updated: January 7, 2014 10:00 pm

Husband remembers wife killed in Olds crash


CALGARY – The husband of a woman killed in a horrific crash near Olds on Monday is describing her as a “beautiful person, inside and out.”

56-year-old Donna Mills was killed when an SUV and minivan crashed head-on around 6 p.m. on Highway 27, four kilometers east of Olds.

Her husband Craig Mills says his wife, a mother of five, was on her way home from work when her Acura was struck.

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“Her entire life was all about her family.  She has lots of friends,” says Mills. “I never met anyone who didn’t like Donna.  She has, she’s got friends from kindergarten she’s still friends with.  That’s the kind of person that she was.”

Mills was employed by Wacoal, an intimate apparel company, where she worked as a fashion rep.

The van which collided with her vehicle was transporting construction workers who were framing a senior’s complex in Olds.

The men, between 19 and 21-years-old, were headed home for the night on the road towards Red Deer, when their van crossed the centre line on the undivided highway.

Police say one of the victims who was critically injured is in intensive care in Calgary hospital but their condition has stabilized.

Two others who were critically injured have been moved to a trauma unit.

The only person to walk away from the crash was listed in stable condition in the hospital in Olds.

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