February 8, 2016 8:32 am
Updated: February 8, 2016 4:59 pm

1 person killed in early morning Anthony Henday crash

WATCH ABOVE: Edmonton police investigate after one person was killed in a collision on the Anthony Henday.


EDMONTON – One person was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle crash in west Edmonton. The collision happened on the Anthony Henday shortly after 2 a.m.

It was reported that a 58-year-old man was driving a 2014 silver Honda Civic north when the car struck a bridge support at 87 Avenue.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said there was no one else in the vehicle.

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Speed is believed to be a factor in the collision.

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Police were expected to be on scene for several hours investigating. EPS Major Collision Investigation Unit continues to look into the crash.

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This is Edmonton’s third traffic fatality of the year. Last year, city police recorded over 30 traffic fatalities in the city.

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