Man, 78, killed in crash near Valleyview

A man from Crooked Lake, Alta. was killed in a head-on crash on the Sturgeon Lake Cree Reserve in northern Alberta on Thursday.
A 78-year-old man was killed in this head-on crash near Valleyview, Alta. on Thursday afternoon. (RCMP )

A man from Crooked Lake, Alta. was killed in a head-on crash on the Sturgeon Lake Cree Reserve in northern Alberta on Thursday. 

RCMP say the collision occurred around 2:20 p.m. on Highway 43, ten kilometres west of Valleyview.

The man, 78, was driving a Buick Lucerne when it collided head-on with a Hyundai Santa Fe driven by a 62-year-old woman.

The man died at the scene. The woman was taken to hospital in Grande Prairie with non-life threatening injuries.

Speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the collision. RCMP say weather and road conditions were good at the time.