Didsbury, Alberta – At approximately 1:00 a.m. July 5, Didsbury RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 2 involving a mini van and a semi truck-trailer.
At the time of the collision, the semi was pulled over on the shoulder of the northbound lanes with its hazard lights activated. A Dodge caravan that was also travelling northbound struck the rear of the trailer. The driver, and lone occupant of the mini van, a 59-year old man from Red Deer was pronounced dead at the scene.
An RCMP collision re-constructionist attended the scene as part of the investigation. No charges are anticipated. Traffic was diverted fro a period of time but has since resumed normal flow.