1 dead after collision near High River

A woman from Oregon is dead after a collision near High River. Kirby Bourne/630 CHED

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this Global News article stated the collision occurred on Thursday, when in fact, it happened on Wednesday. Also the location in the caption photo stated “near High Level, Alta.” The collision was south of High River, as per the article. We apologize for the error.

An American woman is dead after a collision south of High River, Alta., police said Friday morning.

At around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police were called to the collision in the northbound lanes of Highway 2 between Highway 540 and 594 Avenue east.

Four people were in the three vehicles involved and all passengers were taken to hospital in Calgary, police said.

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An 85-year-old woman from Oregon died of her injuries.

Traffic was affected for about four hours while police conducted their investigation. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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