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Grande Prairie man killed in northern Alberta collision

A photo of an RCMP vehicle. Global News/File

A 39-year-old man died Friday morning in a collision in northern Alberta.

The RCMP said a preliminary investigation indicates a car was travelling north on Highway 2 at around 5:15 a.m. Friday, when it crossed into the southbound lane and collided with an oncoming semi truck at Township Road 744A.

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The driver and lone occupant of the car died at the scene, according to police. Police said the victim was a Grande Prairie, Alta., resident but his identity has not been released.

The driver of the semi sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Grande Prairie RCMP and an RCMP collision analyst are investigating the fatal crash.

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The intersection of Highway 2 and Township Road 744A is located about 31 kilometres north of Grande Prairie.

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