Lloydminster man killed in head-on crash on northern Alberta highway

A file photo of an RCMP cruiser.
A file photo of an RCMP cruiser. Kirby Bourne/630 CHED File

A 40-year-old man from Lloydminster was killed when the car he was driving collided with a semi-truck in northern Alberta on Monday, according to the RCMP.

In a news release issued Tuesday, police said officers responded to the crash at about 3:30 p.m.

“Preliminary investigation has revealed that a car was travelling east on Highway 55 and collided head on with a westbound semi-tractor,” the RCMP said.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the semi-truck was not hurt.

Traffic on Highway 55 was rerouted for several hours while police investigated the crash. On Tuesday, police said no charges will be laid.

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