August 1, 2018 7:08 am
Updated: August 1, 2018 3:06 pm

2 killed, 2 airlifted to hospital after collision near Peace River

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Two people were killed and two others sent to hospital following a collision in northwestern Alberta early Wednesday morning.

RCMP responded shortly after 1 a.m. to the serious two-vehicle collision on Highway 2 near Range Road 252, which is about 40 kilometres west of Peace River between Brownvale and Berwyn.

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Police said a man and a woman in one vehicle died, while two women in the other vehicle were flown to an Edmonton hospital in serious condition.

Traffic on the highway was diverted between Range Roads 252 and 254 overnight while Mounties investigated. The road was re-opened at around 8 a.m.

RCMP said a collision analyst was called to investigate the crash. Drivers were asked to avoid the area.

The ages and genders of the people involved were not available.

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