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2 drivers killed in collision on Highway 9 near Beiseker

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Two people died in a vehicle crash near Beiseker, Alta., Thursday night. Police are investigating the cause – Feb 15, 2019

Both drivers involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 9 were killed on Thursday, according to Beiseker RCMP.

Police said two men, an 18-year-old from the Beiseker area and a 30-year-old from Saskatchewan died at the scene.

Highway 9 was closed overnight between Range Road 251 and Range Road 253 as police investigated what happened. At 5 a.m. Friday, police said the road was re-opened to traffic.

Police did not say what type of vehicles were involved, however, they said the drivers killed were the only people in them.

Police said an RCMP collision reconstructionist was called in to help determine what happened.

The crash scene was about 60 kilometres northeast of Calgary.

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