Jasper RCMP investigate ‘multiple fatality collision’ on Highway 93

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UPDATE: 6 people killed in crash south of Jasper

The RCMP said they are investigating a “multiple vehicle, multiple fatality collision” on Highway 93 in Alberta.

Police said they were called to the scene, about five kilometres south of Sunwapta Falls, at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Traffic was rerouted in both directions for several hours on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning.

Just before 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, 511 Alberta tweeted that the highway was once again open to traffic.

An RCMP collision analyst has been called to the scene to investigate.

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