Elk Point woman killed in 2-vehicle crash near Vegreville: RCMP

A senior from Elk Point was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Vegreville on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, according to police. The Canadian Press Images-Mario Beauregard

A 73-year-old Elk Point woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision near Vegreville on Wednesday, according to RCMP.

Police said it happened on Highway 36 and Township Road 510 at around 8:30 a.m.

RCMP said an SUV heading east on Township Road 510 failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a semi-tractor going north on Highway 36.

The lone occupant of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene, police said, adding that they will not release her name.

The semi-tractor driver was not injured, officers said.

RCMP continue to investigate.

Vegreville is about 100 kilometres east of Edmonton.