At 11:31 a.m. today, the Blackfalds RCMP with emergency services responded to a serious two-vehicle collision that left one man deceased.
The collision occurred at the intersection of Hwy 11 and Burnt Lake Trail, west of Red Deer. A semi-truck traveling west on Hwy 11 collided with a pickup truck traveling southbound on Burnt Lake Trail.
The 27-year-old driver of the pickup, from Red Deer, was declared deceased. The 51-year-old driver of the semi who was from Eckville, Alberta was not injured.
The RCMP collision analyst attended the scene. Traffic was diverted for several hours while a scene examination and clean up occurred.
The area is now open for travel. The RCMP continue to investigate this collision.