One person dead following serious collision south of Fort McMurray

Pedestrian killed in Highway 63 crash
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One person is dead after a highway collision near Fort McMurray.

Wood Buffalo RCMP said they were called out to a serious accident on Highway 63, about 95 kilometres south of Fort McMurray, at around 10:30 Saturday morning.

Traffic was affected for nearly eight hours, but crews say the highway is once again clear.

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There’s no word yet on the identity of the person killed.

Mounties also haven’t said whether road conditions or alcohol played a factor.

However, they say all factors are still being considered.

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