A man is dead after a crash involving a construction vehicle on highway 16, two kilometers east of Hinton.
About 5 PM Sunday, a pickup parked in a construction zone was rear-ended by another pickup. The first truck went off the road, the second ended up in the centre median with extensive damage.
A 25 year old man from Grande Prairie who was a passenger in the second vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The 51 year old man driving and a 19 year old woman were taken in Edmonton hospital with serious injuries.
A ten month old baby was treated in hospital in Hinton and released to other family members.
The two women from the parked truck were taken to hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries. (eb)