The Cochrane RCMP with the support of the RCMP Collision Analyst remain on scene at a serious two vehicle collision that claimed the life of an adult male.

At 3:33 p.m. today, RCMP responded to the report of the serious collision.  Investigation indicates that a car and a cube van collided head-on while travelling on Highway 1a, approximately 26 km. west of Cochrane.

The male driver of the car was ejected, and determined to be deceased on scene.  The male driver of the cube van was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Traffic is diverted and motorists are requested to avoid the area.  It is anticipated that the RCMP will remain on scene for at least two more hours.

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