Raymond-Magrath RCMP respond to fatal collision in Warner County involving a pedestrian

Warner County, Alberta – On July 5, 2021 at midnight, Raymond-Magrath RCMP, along with the Sterling Fire Department and Lethbridge Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and neighbouring RCMP officers from Coaldale and Milk River detachments responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a semi-tractor and a pedestrian on Highway 4, just north of Highway 61.

The semi-tractor was northbound, heading towards Lethbridge, when the pedestrian was struck. The pedestrian did not survive and was declared deceased. The semi-truck driver and passenger were treated at the scene by EMS and released.

Alberta Ambulance
File Photo – Alberta Ambulance

The RCMP Collison analyst attended the scene. The initial investigation indicates that the pedestrian was in the driving lane of the semi-tractor at the time of the collision.

Highway 4 northbound traffic was diverted along an adjacent range road during the investigation from midnight until 5:40 a.m. when one lane was re-opened. Both northbound lanes resumed traffic flow at approximately 6:30 a.m.

A positive identification of the deceased has not yet been made and no further updates are anticipated.

Raymond-Magrath RCMP

RCMP – Southern Alberta District

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