RCMP said an Alberta man was killed in a single-vehicle collision north of Edmonton Friday afternoon.
Redwater RCMP said reports indicate a fuel tanker truck was traveling north on Highway 63 near Township Road 622 in Thorhild County when one of its tires blew, causing the vehicle to lose control and rollover.
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The driver and lone occupant of the truck died at the scene, police said.
Police have not released the victim’s identity but said he was a 28-year-old man from Boyle, Alta.
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The area around the fatal collision was restricted to traffic for several hours as RCMP conducted an investigation.
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