1 person killed in highway crash near Blackfalds, Alta.

RCMP investigate a serious collision on Highway 597 near QE2 . File / Global News

Alberta RCMP confirmed one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 597 near Highway 2 on Monday.

Blackfalds RCMP said officers would be redirecting traffic while emergency crews respond and the collision is investigated.

Highway 2 will likely remain open, they said.

Traffic will probably be affected for several hours.

The scene is about 130 kilometres south of Edmonton.

More to come…


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