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. “
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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