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Man killed in 2-vehicle crash near Barrhead: Alberta RCMP

A 79-year-old man died in a two-vehicle crash north of Barrhead, Alta., on Monday, June 22, 2020. The Canadian Press Images-Mario Beauregard

A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Barrhead, Alta., on Monday, according to RCMP.

At 7 a.m., officers responded to a report of a collision at Highway 33 and Highway 18, north of Barrhead.

Investigators said a car heading south on Highway 18/33 collided with an eastbound truck on Highway 33.

The 79-year-old man driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene, police said, noting that they won’t release his name.

The man driving the truck had minor injuries, RCMP said.

A man was killed in a crash north of Barrhead, Alta., on Monday, June 22, 2020. Google Maps

The crash is under investigation and no charges are anticipated.

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Barrhead is about 121 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.