Pikani RCMP respond to fatal head-on collision on Highway 3

Brocket, Alberta – At approximately 9:00 a.m., this morning Pikani RCMP with assistance from Pincher Creek RCMP responded to a collision between a car and cattle liner on Highway 3 approximately 15kms east of Brocket.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a car was heading eastbound on Highway 3 when it struck a westbound cattle liner head on.

The lone occupant of the car, a 75-year-old male from Pincher Creek, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the cattle liner was not injured.

RCMP Vehicle
File Photo – RCMP Vehicle

Roads conditions were icy and snow covered at the time of the collision.

Pikani RCMP remain on scene and traffic is currently being re-routed through the Pikani Nation. Larger commercial vehicles are not able to pass at this time as cattle are being removed. The re-route is anticipated to last several hours.

The name of the deceased will not be released.

Pikani RCMP

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