1 dead after Highway 1 crash near Brooks

One person is dead after a crash near Brooks, Alta., on Monday, June 3, 2019, RCMP said. Global News

A man is dead after a two-vehicle crash northwest of Brooks, Alta., on Monday.

A half-ton pickup truck heading south on Range Road 150 hit a Cadillac SUV travelling east on Highway 1 at around 5 p.m., RCMP said.

The 72-year-old SUV driver was pronounced dead at the scene, RCMP said.

A 71-year-old woman was taken to Foothills Medical Centre in stable condition, STARS said.

RCMP said that drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash and charges haven’t been laid.

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The collision is under investigation.

If anyone has any information about what happened, they are asked to contact the Brooks RCMP detachment at 403-794-4400 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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