On May 18, 2022 at 11:20 pm, Jasper and Hinton RCMP along with the Fire Department, responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle collision near Miette in Jasper National Park, involving a semi truck and an automobile.

The investigation revealed the eastbound automobile crossed into the oncoming lane and collided with the westbound semi truck.

The 70-year-old male driver and lone occupant of the automobile was transported by ground ambulance to the Hinton hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  The driver and passenger of the semi truck were not injured.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased.

No further updates are anticipated.

Information provided by the Alberta RCMP