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RCMP say 1 dead, 4 injured after SUV and pickup truck collided in southern Alberta on Saturday


One man has died and four other people were injured in a collision between an SUV and a pickup truck in southern Alberta on Saturday.

Vulcan RCMP said its officers along with fire services personnel attended the two-vehicle collision which happened at the intersection of Highway 23 and Highway 529 on July 16 at around 5:25 p.m.

RCMP said a pickup truck was travelling south on Highway 23 when it was struck on the driver’s side by a westbound SUV that was travelling on Highway 529.

A 55-year-old man, who was the only occupant of the truck, was pronounced dead on scene.

The 34-year-old driver of the SUV, along with two young children who were travelling in the back seat, were taken to Calgary hospitals, officials said.

A third passenger, a 33-year-old woman, was airlifted to hospital by STARS. Police said her condition was not known as of Monday night.

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The collision caused a road closure that lasted for several hours while the RCMP collision reconstructionist was on scene.

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Officers are asking for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage leading up to the incident to contact the Vulcan RCMP detachment at 403-485-2266, anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.P3Tips.com.

 

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