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75-year-old Lacombe woman dies after collision near Blackfalds

Police say a southbound truck hit a northbound vehicle on Highway 2A

A 75-year-old Lacombe woman has died after a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday morning near Blackfalds.

Blackfalds RCMP said they were called to a two-vehicle collision at Highway 2A and Township Road 40-0 just north of Blackfalds about 11:45 a.m.

Police said a truck was travelling southbound on Highway 2A when it crossed the centre line and hit a northbound vehicle.

The 72-year-old Lacombe man who was driving the vehicle was taken to hospital with minor injuries. His passenger, a 75-year-old woman, died at the scene. The 41-year-old Lacombe man driving the truck was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He remains in stable condition.

Blackfalds RCMP continue to investigate the cause of this collision.

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