Thursday, September 15, 2022

One dead after crash between car & cattle liner near Brocket

RCMP are investigating a fatal crash Tuesday (Nov. 19) which backed up traffic for several hours along Highway 3, west of Fort Macleod.

Police and emergency crews were called out around 9:00 am to an area between Brocket and Pincher Creek.

Piikani RCMP say the preliminary investigation revealed a car was heading eastbound on Highway 3 when it struck a westbound cattle liner head on.

A 75 year old man from Pincher Creek was killed and died at the scene. He was the lone occupant of the car. The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt.

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Mounties say traffic was being re-routed as cattle was being removed.

The name of the man killed will not be released.

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