Highway 881 North of Lac La Biche Closed Due to Fatal Accident

August 7th, 2015, Highway 881 is closed about 40 kilometres north of Lac La Biche after a fatal accident.

The Lac La Biche RCMP responded to a call at around 5:00 am regarding a collision between a pickup truck towing a camper and a tractor-trailer.

One man,  in the pickup truck, has died as a result of the collision. Two other people have been taken to hospital, one of them airlifted to Edmonton.

Police say a traffic analyst is on the way from Edmonton and the highway will stay closed for at least a few more hours. The weather conditions at the time of the accident were good, although a heavy fog has settled over the area since the crash.

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