Stony Plain RCMP are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision which took place on Highway 627 between Range Road 280 and Range Road 275 in Parkland County at approximately 9 am.
The accident involved a head on collision between two vehicles. A west bound semi-tractor trailer pulling a flat deck trailer collided with an east bound small motor vehicle sedan. The driver of the small car was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased is a 49 year old male from the Stony Plain Area. The name of the deceased is not being released pending next of kin notification. The RCMP Collision Analyst has attended the scene and is investigating the incident.
Drugs and Alcohol do not appear to be a factor at this time. The road conditions at the time are described as wet with blowing snow.
The RCMP Stony Plain Detachment is experiencing a high volume of motor vehicle collisions due to poor whether conditions. The RCMP is advising motorists to reduce their speed, utilize safe winter driving practices and use caution.
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Stony Plain RCMP are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision which took place on Highway 627 and Range Road 280 at approximately 9 am on April 1st.
The collision involved two vehicles. One of the vehicles involved a truck. The jaws of life were required to extricate some of those involved from their vehicle. The RCMP Collision Analyst has attended the scene and is investigating the incident.
Police, Fire and EMS are currently on scene and Highway 627 has been closed and will remain closed for several hours in both directions. East bound traffic is currently being rerouted onto Range Road 280. West bound traffic has been rerouted onto Range Road 275.
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