RCMP Investigate Fatal Traffic Collision on Highway 16 at the Edson overpass

Edson, Alberta – (7:40 PM) Edson RCMP with the assistance of the Edson Integrated Traffic Unit, and RCMP Collision Analyst are currently investigating a fatal collision on Highway 16 at the Edson overpass.

The collision occurred at approximately 3:30 pm, when a westbound Honda Civic automobile was in collision with an eastbound Dodge Ram truck.

The 23 year old male occupant of the westbound vehicle was deceased at the scene. The driver of the eastbound vehicle sustained minor injuries.

Police are still on the scene and both lanes of traffic are being rerouted, as the investigation continues.

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.

Edson RCMP

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