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21-year-old man dead after collision on rural road in Leduc County

Two vehicles collided near Range Road 263 and Township Road 492 in Leduc County on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.
Two vehicles collided near Range Road 263 and Township Road 492 in Leduc County on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Global News

RCMP have reopened a stretch of rural road south of Edmonton after a fatal two-vehicle collision Tuesday morning.

Mounties and paramedics were called to the scene of the crash about 20 kilometres southwest of Leduc around 8:45 a.m.

According to police, early investigation claims a truck traveling southbound on Range Road 263 and an SUV traveling northbound on the same road collided at the intersection at Township Road 492.

The driver of the SUV, a 21-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck, a 44-year-old man was transported to hospital by EMS with unknown injuries.

Read more: Wetaskiwin mourns 2 high school students killed in collision: ‘It’s heartbreaking’

Members from the Leduc RCMP detachment, along with an RCMP collision reconstruction team continue to investigate the cause of the crash.

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