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Camrose Police Service investigating fatal collision with a cyclist

Collison occured Sept. 21 in Camrose

The Camrose Police Service are investigating a fatal collision involving a cyclist.

On Sept. 21, at 3:30 p.m., police, fire and EMS were dispatched to a report of a serious collision involving a cyclist and semi-trailer truck at the intersection of 62 Street and Camrose Drive.

It was reported to police that the cyclist was travelling south on the walking path onto Camrose Drive and struck by the truck, which was travelling west on Camrose Drive.

When responding officers arrived, they located the 48 year old female cyclist seriously injured. First responders immediately began life saving efforts on the female, however tragically she succumbed to her injuries on scene.

Camrose Drive was blocked off from traffic in both directions as the scene was processed and reopened at 9:30 p.m.

The collision investigation is ongoing, and speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors at this time.

Those who responded to the event included EMS, Camrose Fire Department, the City of Camrose, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstruction Unit, Victim Services Unit, and bystanders in the area.

Anyone who witnessed this event is asked to contact the Camrose Police Service at 780-672-4444.

For those in need of our Victim Services Unit, reach out to 780-781-2614.

Emily Jaycox

About the Author: Emily Jaycox

I’m Emily Jaycox, the editor of Ponoka News and the Bashaw Star. I’ve lived in Ponoka since 2015 and have over seven years of experience working as a journalist in central Alberta communities.
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