Grande Prairie RCMP are currently on scene of a fatal collision Involving a pickup truck and a semi-truck on Highway 43 at Highway 43X.
Preliminary investigation indicates a westbound pickup truck on Highway 43 rear ended a semi-truck at Highway 43X intersection. The adult male driver of the pickup truck and lone occupant was declared deceased on scene. The driver of the semi-truck suffered minor physical injuries.
The RCMP Collision Reconstructionist is attending the scene.
The westbound lanes are closed and eastbound traffic will be down to one lane to allow for westbound traffic. Motorists can expect a lengthy delay and are asked to avoid the area.
Grande Prairie RCMP send their condolences to the families and loved ones involved in this incident.
An update will be provided when the roads have reopened.