One person is dead after a highway crash south west of Drumheller.
Around 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, RCMP were dispatched to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Highways 564 and 840 a few kilometres north of Standard.
Preliminary investigation suggests a car was travelling west on Highway 564 when it ran a stop sign and crashed into the trailer of a northbound semi.
The male driver of the car was pronounced dead on scene and the female passenger was transported by air ambulance to an area hospital with serious injuries. The truck driver wasn't hurt.
Names of the victims will not be released.