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Fatal crash on Highway 1 west of Calgary

RCMP at the scene of a fatal crash westbound on Highway 1 near Hermitage Road on Aug. 17, 2022. Global News

RCMP say one person died in a collision on Highway 1 Wednesday morning.

Around 6:45 a.m., Cochrane RCMP, along with the fire department and EMS, were called to a serious collision on Highway 1 near Hermitage Road.

When police arrived on scene, they confirmed one person was dead.

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The cause of the crash is still under investigation. On Wednesday morning, RCMP couldn’t confirm if more than one vehicle was involved in the crash.

As of 7:45 a.m., the right-hand lane of Highway 1 westbound was closed.

More to come…

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