Train Versus SUV collision on Highway 2A claims woman, child sent to hospital with serious injuries

Wetaskiwin, Alberta – This afternoon at approximately 3:50 p.m., Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a fatal collision involving a SUV and train on Highway 2a and Township Road 470.

Preliminary investigation has revealed the SUV was travelling westbound on Township Road 470 when a collision occurred with a moving northbound train at a crossing.

(File Photo) Train Tracks
(File Photo) Train Tracks

The adult female driver of the SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene. A child in the vehicle suffered serious injuries and was taken via EMS to an Edmonton hospital.

Wetaskiwin RCMP along with CP police continue to investigate this collision.

The name of the deceased will not be released.

Wetaskiwin RCMP

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