December 19, 2017 12:28 pm

Edmonton man killed in western Saskatchewan crash

A crash between a car and a gravel truck on Highway 16 in western Saskatchewan has left an Edmonton man dead.

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An Edmonton man has been killed in a two-vehicle crash in western Saskatchewan.

The crash happened Monday evening on Highway 16 west of Lashburn between a car and a gravel truck that were both travelling westbound.

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Maidstone RCMP said the driver of the car, a 30-year-old man, was declared dead at the scene.

His name has not been released.

The driver of the gravel truck was treated at the scene by paramedics.

A section of the highway was closed for several hours. It has since re-opened to traffic.

The cause of the fatal collision remains under investigation by Maidstone RCMP, who are being assisted by the coroner’s office and a traffic reconstructionist.

Lashburn is approximately 240 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.

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