Man dead after early morning collision on 28

A man is dead after an Oct. 17 collision on Highway 28 near the Highway 803 intersection in Sturgeon County.

Morinville RCMP were called to the collision scene along with Morinville and Sturgeon County fire crews and EMTs at approximately 11:39 p.m. Oct. 17.

Police say the collision involved a southbound pick-up truck and a northbound semi-truck and trailer.

As a result of the collision, the pick-up truck caught fire and was extinguished. A civilian witness pulled the driver of the pick-up from the vehicle. The driver of the semi-truck had to be extricated by Fire and Rescue personnel.

The male driver of the pick-up truck had serious life threatening injuries and police say he passed away in an Edmonton hospital Saturday morning. The name of the deceased is not being released.

Police continue to investigate the collision.

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