A passenger in a two-vehicle collision died early Thursday on Hwy 21 north of Bashaw.
At about 7:45 a.m., Bashaw and Camrose RCMP responded to the crash about one km north of Hwy 611.
A southbound pickup was attempting to pass another vehicle and collided head-on with a small car travelling southbound, RCMP said.
The female driver of the car was airlifted by STARS air ambulance to an Edmonton-area hospital. Her condition is not known. The passenger, a 56-year-old woman, in the car was pronounced dead on the scene.
The driver of the truck was uninjured.
RCMP closed Hwy 21 for about three hours to investigate.
The names of occupants in the truck and car have not been released.
RCMP continue to investigate.