New Brunswick man killed in Alberta service truck accident | The Canadian News

A New Brunswick man was killed in a car accident in Alberta on Thursday night, according to the East Alberta RCMP.

In a release, the RCMP said officers, along with local firefighters and paramedics, responded to a collision involving two service trucks on Chinchaga Forestry Road in Clear Hills County, Alta.

“Preliminary investigation indicates that two service trucks were driving in opposite directions when they collided head-on, on the crest of a hill on a narrow section of the road,” the statement read.

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The driver of the northbound truck, a 56-year-old man from Hoyt, NB., Was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the deceased will not be announced. “

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The driver of the southbound truck was not physically injured.

Fog is thought to be a contributing factor in the collision, the release said.

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety is conducting an investigation.

The RCMP said an autopsy would be performed at a later date and while the case is being investigated, “no further updates are expected.”

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