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Redcliff man killed in collision west of Calgary

By Peggy Revell on July 4, 2018.

Traffic was backed up for hours Monday just west of Calgary due to a vehicle collision that caused the death of a man from Redcliff.--SUBMITTED PHOTO

Medicine Hat News

A 61-year-old man from Redcliff is dead following a collision Monday on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Calgary.

Police report that the fatal collision occurred on Morley Road and Bear Hills overpass, when at approximately 12: 30 p.m., a sedan travelling eastbound was struck by an east-bound semi.

The adult male driver and lone occupant of the sedan, identified by police as a man from Redcliff, died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

Two other vehicles including a sedan and a truck pulling a trailer were involved and sustained damage. No other occupants were injured.

Weather at the time of the collision was reported as heavy rain with hail in the area, while police stated the cause and sequence of events remains under investigation.

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