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1 killed in crash in northern Alberta, woman and toddler airlifted to hospital

A Stars Air Ambulance in a file photo. A Stars Air Ambulance in a file photo.

One person is dead after a crash in Fairview, Alta., on Wednesday.

According to police, the crash happened right outside the Fairview RCMP detachment around 8:30 a.m.

Investigators say a car was speeding in a 30 km/h zone when it hit a pickup truck head on.

The 30-year-old driver of the car, a Grande Prairie resident, was declared dead at the scene.

The 29-year-old woman in the pickup and her one-year-old son were airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

Police are still investigating.

Fairview is about 550 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. 

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