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Melfort man dies in truck-van collision

A 60-year-old man from the Melfort Detachment area was pronounced deceased at the scene.
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MELFORT — A Melfort area man has been killed and another area man injured after a collision on Highway 6 near Melfort Saturday, June 23.

Highway 6 re-opened Sunday morning following an on-scene investigation by RCMP officers.

On June 22, 2024, at 11:57 p.m., Melfort RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision approximately three kilometres north of Melfort on Highway 6.

Police say their initial investigation determined a southbound truck and northbound transit van collided in the roadway. The driver of the van, a 60-year-old man from the Melfort Detachment area, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 25-year-old driver of the truck, also from the Melfort Detachment area, was transported to hospital for treatment of injuries.

A collision reconstructionist continues to investigate.