One person has been killed in a two vehicle crash along Highway 5, 6 kilometres south of Tete Jaune Cache. The crash occurred around 6:30 Tuesday morning.
Mounties say the initial investigation suggests the driver of a pickup truck was attempting to pass a semi-truck, when it collided head on with a southbound sedan. The driver of the sedan was killed. The driver and the passenger in the pick up suffered no-life threatening injuries.
Mounties have closed the highway in both directions while they investigate. They don’t expect to open the road until 6 this evening. Detours are available.
Police have not announced any charges at this point and have not released the names or the hometowns of those involved in the crash.