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The collision occurred about 5 kilometres east of Jasper. (Google Maps)

An Edmonton man was killed Friday in a head-on collision on Highway 16, about 5 kilometres east of Jasper.

The man, 43, was the sole occupant of a red Toyota which collided with a Pontiac SUV carrying two women.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The women were taken to hospital where they remain in stable condition.

Highway 16 was still open, but RCMP said traffic may be delayed while the investigation was underway.