Edmonton – Grande Prairie RCMP have charged a 29-year-old man with impaired driving causing death after a truck collided with a vehicle late Friday night.

Police believe a truck was traveling on Township Road 724 near Clairmont, Alberta and attempted to turn onto Highway 2, when it collided with a Hyundai Accent.

The 49-year-old woman driving the Hyundai died at the scene, and her passenger was taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

Police have charged the truck driver, Nathaniel Onezime Plamondon, with one count of impaired driving causing death and one count of driving with a blood alcohol over the legal limit.

Plamondon was released on bail and will make his first court appearance in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Mar. 24.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

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