Truck driver killed in collision between 2 semi-trailers in southern Alberta
Crash happened on Highway 3 near Coalhurst
One driver was killed Friday when two semi-trailers collided on a highway near Coalhurst in southern Alberta.
The collision happened at about 9:50 a.m. on eastbound Highway 3 near the Kipp turnoff, RCMP said in a release.
The driver of one of the semi-trailers died at the scene.
One of the vehicles, which was hauling lumber, caught fire, RCMP said.
Traffic on Highway 3 was expected to be diverted for several hours while a traffic reconstructionist investigated the collision.