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Fatal two vehicle crash in northwest Alberta

In Northwest Alberta, a 55 year old resident of the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation has died of injuries suffered in a two vehicle crash, about 9.45 last night, South of Valleyveiw.

The RCMP says he was the driver of a van, that was struck from behind by a pickup, on a straight, flat stretch of Highway 43.

The van entered the ditch and the driver and lone occupant was ejected from the vehicle.

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The driver of the pickup was not injured.

Investigation continues, but police say it’s not believed poor weather or road conditions, excessive speed, or alcohol, were crash factors.