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Man killed in Highway 3 crash

A 52-year-old man was killed Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 3 east of Fort Macleod.
RCMP said a four-door Honda Accord sedan and a Ford Explorer SUV collided at about 4:15 p.m. while eastbound about seven kilometres outside of Fort Macleod.
“The Honda sedan failed to maintain the lane it was travelling in and moved into the lane of the SUV, causing the collision,” RCMP Cpl. Bryan Mucha said in a news release.
RCMP from Fort Macleod, Claresholm, and Piikani First Nation along with fire and EMS from Fort Macleod responded.
The 52-year-old man, who was a passenger of the Ford Explorer was dead at the scene.
A 55-year-old man who was driving the SUV was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The 18-year-old man driving the Honda was also taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The identity of the deceased is not being released as police attempt to complete next of kin notification.
No highway closures were required for this collision.
Alcohol was not a factor but Fort Macleod RCMP continue to investigate and charges are being considered.

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