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Man dies in fiery highway crash near Calgary

A 50-year-old man is dead following a crash just outside of Calgary on Tuesday afternoon.

Car ignites after colliding with semi-trailer on Highway 567

A Calgary man in his 50s is dead following a fiery crash on Highway 567 on Tuesday afternoon. (CBC)

A 50-year-old man is dead following a crash just outside of Calgary on Tuesday afternoon.

RCMP said it happened around 3:40 p.m. MT on Highway 567 west of Symons Valley Road.

A car reportedly crashed head on with a semi-trailer, causing the smaller vehicle to ignite, killing the driver instantly.

Airdrie RCMP said the man is from Calgary.

The driver of the semi-trailer is uninjured.

The crash is the second of two deadly accidents just outside of Calgary on Tuesday afternoon.

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