One dead after 2 semis collide on highway north of Taber, Alta.

One person is dead after a serious collision between two semis on Monday morning.

The crash happened shortly before noon on Highway 526, according to Taber-Vauxhall RCMP.

The lone driver of the eastbound semi, a 29-year-old man from Calgary, died in the crash. 

The man driving the other semi, and a child who was a passenger, were taken by EMS to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Traffic was diverted on Highway 526 westbound at Range Road 164 and eastbound at Range Road 165 for much of the day. The road reopened around 10 p.m.

The crash site is about 50 kilometres north of Taber.

Police say charges are not anticipated, but the incident remains under investigation.

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