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UPDATE: Four dead following morning head-on crash near Vauxhall

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UPDATE: RCMP say the dead include a 31 year old man from Saskatoon, 26 year old man from Camrose, 25 year old man from Edmonton, 29 year old man from Medicine Hat.

The van was a work transportation vehicle.

RCMP say two others are in life-threatening condition, one in serious condition, and three others with non-life threatening injuries. The highway has since re-opened to traffic.

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BACKGROUND:

Taber RCMP say four people are dead after a crash Friday morning (Jan. 10) along Highway 36 south of Vauxhall.

Police remain on scene at this time, where a southbound pick-up truck and a northbound van collided head-on around 7:15 a.m. The lone occupant of the truck as well as the driver and two passengers in the van were pronounced dead.

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Six other people in the van have been transported to various hospitals.

Traffic was diverted away from Highway 36 for a number of hours. STARS and HALO air ambulances were sent to the crash scene as well.

Taber RCMP are investigating with the help of a Collision Analyst.

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