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Pedestrian hit by truck on central Alberta highway dies: RCMP

A file photo of an RCMP cruiser. The Canadian Press

RCMP say a woman hit by a vehicle in central Alberta on Saturday has died from her injuries.

The victim was walking in the eastbound lane of Highway 11A just west of Rocky Mountain House at around 7:30 p.m. when she was hit by an eastbound pickup truck, RCMP said.

“Despite lifesaving efforts at the scene, the female was pronounced deceased,” RCMP said in a Monday news release.

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The collision caused both eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 11A to be closed temporarily while officers investigated.

The identity of the victim hasn’t been released by RCMP.

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As of Monday, no charges had been laid.

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