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UPDATE: Senior killed in north Edmonton crash

Police investigate a crash at 135 Ave and 127 St on Friday May 24, 2013.
Police investigate a crash at 135 Ave and 127 St on Friday May 24, 2013. Brad Gowan, Global News

EDMONTON – An 86-year-old man died Friday following a crash in the area of 135 Avenue and 127 Street.

His westbound vehicle collided with a northbound Jeep at approximately 2:20 Friday afternoon.

He was treated at the scene and then transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries, to which he succumbed.

The 21-year-old driver of the Jeep was also sent to hospital, but only had minor injuries.

All lanes of traffic in both directions were shut down for about six hours as a result of the collision.

Police are looking at whether speed was a factor in the crash, and are looking for help with their investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the EPS non-emergency line at 780-423-4567.

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