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Driver killed in QEII Highway crash

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a crash on the QEII Highway north of Calgary Thursday.

Pickup truck rear-ends turning tractor-trailer

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a collision on the QEII Highway near Calgary on Thursday morning. (Didsbury RCMP)

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a crash on the QEII Highway north of Calgary Thursday.

RCMP say a northbound tractor-trailer was slowing to turn left near the Didsbury-Carstairs overpass when the Ford pickup ran into it from behind.

The driver, the sole occupant of the pickup, was killed.

The tractor- trailer driver was taken to hospital as a precaution.