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1 dead in Highway 17 crash near Lloydminster

A second person has died after a two-vehicle collision last week near Lloydminster, Sask.
A 21-year-old man is dead following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 17 south of Lloydminster. Google Maps

Police say one person is dead after a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday morning in western Saskatchewan.

The crash happened at around 7 a.m. roughly eight kilometres south of Lloydminster on Highway 17, Maidstone RCMP said.

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An eastbound half-ton GMC truck collided with a southbound five-ton commercial box truck, according to police.

The driver of the GMC truck was taken by paramedics to hospital in Lloydminster.

The 21-year-old man was then flown by STARS air ambulance to a Saskatoon hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released by police.

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Police said the driver of the five-ton truck was not injured.

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The highway was closed for several hours while police carried out their investigation.

Police said no charges are pending in the fatal crash.