Two people are dead and three were sent to hospital after a head-on crash in southeast Alberta Tuesday night.
RCMP say officers with the Bassano and Brooks detachments responded to a call about a two-vehicle crash on Highway 1 and Range Road 191.
Police say a truck with three occupants from Brooks was travelling westbound in the eastbound lanes when it hit an eastbound SUV carrying two people from Leduc.
They say the 16-year-old driver of the SUV was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries, while the 37-year-old female passenger was killed.
RCMP added that the 40-year-old driver of the truck and a passenger suffered life-threatening injuries while a 37-year-old passenger died.
An investigation into the crash is underway.