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Woman dies after lawnmower collides with vehicle in northern Alberta

A photo of an RCMP vehicle. Global News/File

RCMP said a woman was killed Sunday evening after the riding lawnmower she was driving was hit by a vehicle in northern Alberta.

Cold Lake RCMP said a car was travelling westbound behind another vehicle on Bates Lake Road in the Elizabeth Metis Settlement at around 7:30 p.m. Sunday when a collision happened between the car and the lawnmower.

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The 49-year-old woman who was driving the lawnmower died at the scene, police said. She was a resident of the Elizabeth Metis Settlement, according to RCMP.

Police said the driver and passenger of the car sustained minor injuries and were taken to hospital.

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Cold Lake RCMP are investigating.

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