RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Sylvan Lake RCMP investigate fatal New Year’s Day collision

Both drivers were transported to the hospital where the driver of the westbound truck was pronounced deceased

The RCMP are investigating a two-vehicle collision which occurred on Jan. 1 and resulted in the death of a 28-year-old man from Red Deer.

At 10:39 p.m., the Sylvan Lake RCMP responded with emergency services to a head on collision on Hwy. 11 and Range Road 23. The preliminary investigation shows that an eastbound truck and a westbound truck appear to have collided in the eastbound lane.

Both drivers were transported to the hospital where the driver of the westbound truck was pronounced deceased. The other driver, a 21-year-old man from Red Deer, suffered non life-threatening injuries.

The RCMP collision analyst attended the collision scene to conduct an examination. The incident remains under investigation, and no further updates from the RCMP are anticipated.

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