Five-year-old dies, other children injured in Alberta crash

Five-year-old dies in crash

Alberta RCMP say a five-year-old child is dead after a car collided with a semi-truck.

Mounties say the crash happened Monday afternoon near the hamlet of Willingdon about 125 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.

RCMP say a passenger car carrying five children and one adult crashed into the truck.

They say the five-year-old was declared dead at the scene, while four children and the adult were sent to hospital with injuries.

RCMP say the driver of the truck was not hurt. 

Police did not say whether charges are being considered as they continue to investigate.

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