Man dead after collision near Red Deer involving semi and grain truck

One man is dead after a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon south of Red Deer, according to RCMP.

Blackfalds RCMP said it happened around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 42 east of Range Road 275, when a westbound grain truck and a southbound semi-tractor trailer unit collided.

The driver of the grain truck, a 46-year-old man, was declared dead on scene. The driver of the semi was not injured.

A collision analyst is working on the investigation, RCMP said in a news release Saturday.

RCMP also said the name of the victim will not be released.

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