April 17, 2018 9:08 am
Updated: April 17, 2018 9:10 am

Driver killed in collision involving semi-truck west of Edmonton

A photo of an RCMP vehicle.

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A man was killed in a collision in western Alberta late Monday afternoon.

Edson RCMP said the driver of a pickup truck died after his truck collided with a semi-truck carrying an oversized load.

The crash happened on Highway 32 just north of Secondary Highway 748 at around 5:20 p.m. Monday.

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The driver of the pickup died at the scene, police said. His identity hasn’t been released.

The driver of the semi wasn’t injured.

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Highway 32 was closed in both directions for several hours.

RCMP said they were investigating the cause of the collision.

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