Mayerthorpe, Alberta – On September 8, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Mayerthorpe RCMP responded to a complaint of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 43.
Preliminary investigation indicates that a pickup truck had been travelling west in the eastbound lanes and collided head-on with a semi-truck. The driver of the pickup truck was deceased on scene. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.
The investigation is still ongoing and names of those involved will not be released by RCMP at this time.
Traffic in the eastbound lanes had been diverted while RCMP conducted the initial investigation but have since been re-opened.