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Young driver killed in crash on Highway 39 near Weyburn, Sask.

Saskatchewan RCMP are investigating a crash on Highway 39 south of Weyburn.
Saskatchewan RCMP are investigating a crash on Highway 39 south of Weyburn. File / Global News

A 19-year-old is dead following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 39, about two kilometres southeast of Weyburn, Sask., officials say.

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Saskatchewan RCMP responded to the crash at about 6 a.m. Sunday. Police say a semi-truck and a pickup truck had collided head-on in the southbound lane.

The driver, the sole occupant of the pick-up truck, was declared dead at the scene.

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The driver of the semi-truck, a 34-year-old man, was taken to a hospital in Regina with undetermined injuries.

Weyburn RCMP and the RCMP Traffic Reconstructionist Unit continue to investigate the cause of the crash.

Family mourns 2 children, paramedics mourn one of their own after Sask. crash
Family mourns 2 children, paramedics mourn one of their own after Sask. crash
 
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