On September 28, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Airdrie RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on 1 Ave west between 8th Street and Edwards Way.

The investigation revealed the collision involved a dump truck and a construction worker who had been working on the roadway.

Upon police arrival, EMS declared the construction worker deceased. The driver of the dump truck was uninjured. 

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased," an RCMP press release stated.

No further information will be released by the RCMP.

The City of Airdrie alerted residents that there will be a road closure on 1st Ave tonight between Edwards Way and 8 Street.

"The road will be closed for an extended period. We appreciate your assistance in avoiding the area."

airdrieThe RCMP is reporting that a fatality has occurred on a construction site in Airdrie this evening. (Photo by Connor May)


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