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Man, 61, killed near Calmar in head-on collision

A 61-year-old driver was killed after his car collided with a truck about three kilometres west of Calmar on Wednesday.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation

The male driver of a car was declared dead on scene at a head-on collision Wednesday. (CBC)

A 61-year-old driver was killed after his car collided with a truck about three kilometres west of Calmar on Wednesday.

Police were called to the collision on Highway 39, west of Range Road 272, around 7:30 a.m., Leduc RCMP said in a news release.

The man was declared dead on scene.

A passenger in the car was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries via STARS air ambulance.

The 72-year-old woman driving the truck was sent to hospital with serious injuries. 

The cause of the collision is still under investigation. 

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