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Deadly crashes claim four lives

Four people were killed last week in deadly crashes on local highways.
On July 23 about 7 a.m. Fort Macleod and Claresholm RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 519 near Range Road 242.
Const. Ben Stubbe said in a news release a Honda Civic travelling west on Secondary Highway 519 crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with a GMC Sierra truck.
Both the female driver and female passenger of the Honda Civic died at the scene.
The driver of the GMC truck was transported to hospital.
Traffic along Highway 519 was temporarily rerouted onto municipal district roads.
At 10:40 p.m. the same day Claresholm RCMP along with fire and EMS responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 2 about six kilometres north of Claresholm.
Sgt. Greg Stannard said in a news release a black SUV was southbound in the northbound lane of Highway 2 when it hit a silver SUV.
Both drivers, who were the lone occupants of their vehicles, died on scene as a result of their injuries.
Traffic along Highway 2 was temporarily rerouted onto municipal district roads.

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