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Woman killed, child injured after collision with moose north of Edmonton: RCMP

File shot of RCMP vehicle. File / Global News

A 41-year-old woman died Monday night after the vehicle she was driving hit a moose north of Edmonton, according to police.

Redwater RCMP said a car was travelling south on Highway 63 near Township Road 622 when it collided with a moose. A truck heading north also hit the moose, police said.

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RCMP said the female driver of the car died at the scene and a child in the vehicle sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital.

The four people inside the truck suffered minor injuries.

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RCMP said they will not be releasing the identity of the woman killed but noted she was a Sturgeon County resident.

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The intersection of Highway 63 and Township Road 622 is about 113 kilometres north of Edmonton.