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Semi driver killed in crash northwest of Edmonton

An ambulance is seen in this undated file photo. An ambulance is seen in this undated file photo.
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One person is dead after a crash involving a semi truck northwest of Westlock on Tuesday.

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash around 3 p.m. at Highway 44 and Highway 661.

Police say the semi was southbound on Highway 44 when a westbound pickup truck entered the intersection at Highway 661.

The two vehicles collided, and the semi, which was carrying a sea-can container with non hazardous material, rolled into the ditch.

The 35-year-old man driving the semi, a Calgary resident, was declared dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup was not injured.

The crash is still under investigation.

Westlock is about 90 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

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