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Woman killed in crash on Highway 41 near Saskatoon

STARS used to transport boy in critical condition to a Saskatoon hospital after a crash on the Beardy’s First Nation.
RCMP said the collision between northbound and southbound trucks happened on Highway 41 south of Aberdeen. File / Global News

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One person was killed and three other people, including a young child, were injured after a two-vehicle crash east of Saskatoon.

RCMP said the collision between northbound and southbound trucks on Highway 41 happened at around 6:15 p.m. on Thursday south of Aberdeen.

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A passenger in the southbound truck, a 67-year-old woman, was declared dead at the scene. Her name has not been released by police.

The driver of the truck, a 74-year-old man, was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, Saskatoon RCMP said.

Police said the driver of the northbound truck, a 34-year-old man, was also taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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A four-year-old passenger in the truck was flown to hospital by STARS air ambulance. There is no word on the passenger’s condition.

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Police said no further updates or information is being released at this time.

The highway was closed for several hours while police carried out their investigation. It has since re-opened to traffic.

Aberdeen is roughly 35 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon.

2 Saskatoon police officers seriously hurt in collision
2 Saskatoon police officers seriously hurt in collision