Man killed in northern Alberta pedestrian collision

Fox Creek, as displayed on Google Maps. Credit: Google Maps

Fox Creek RCMP said a man died in northern Alberta Thursday evening after he was hit by a semi-tractor while he was walking on a highway.

Police said the collision happened north of Fox Creek on Highway 43 at around 7:30 p.m.

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The victim was a 31-year-old man from Trout Lake, Alta., according to RCMP. The driver of the semi was not injured.

Fox Creek RCMP and an RCMP collision analyst are investigating the fatal crash.

Fox Creek is located about 260 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

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