Fatal collision on Highway 16, RCMP investigating

Police are investigating a fatal crash on Highway 16 at Highway 779 on Sunday June 6, 2021. (CTV News Edmonton)

RCMP are investigating a fatal collision that happened Sunday evening west of Edmonton on Highway 16.

Officers were called around 7:30 p.m. to the scene in the westbound lanes of Highway 16 at Highway 779. 

Police say the driver of a motorized three-wheeled cycle died in a collision with a pickup truck. 

The second driver was not injured.  

An investigation has been started, but Mounties do not believe alcohol is a factor in the crash. 

Highway 16 reopened overnight.