A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a vehicle near on Highway 2 near Maskwacis Saturday afternoon.
Around 1:45, Highway 2 northbound near Highway 611 was closed while RCMP investigated.
Drivers were asked to avoid the area if possible. Traffic southbound on Highway 2 was expected to be slow during the closure, which was expected to last several hours.
No other details on the crash were given.
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