RCMP say a woman is dead after a collision between a small car and a semi tractor-trailer Monday evening in Brazeau County, near Carnwood, Alta.

Breton RCMP say the incident happened on Highway 39 and Range Road 53. The woman, the driver and lone occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not injured.

Traffic is being rerouted in both directions and drivers are asked to avoid the area.

The investigation continues. RCMP are expected to provide an update Tuesday. 

Carnwood is about 100 kilometres southwest of Edmonton. 

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