Medicine Hat woman killed, 19-year-old injured in crash involving car and train

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Redcliff RCMP is investigating a fatal collision between a car and a train on Thursday that left a 50-year-old woman dead and sent a 19-year-old woman to hospital.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. on Range Road 75 near Highway 1, in southeast Alberta.

Police say thecar was northbound when it was struck by an eastbound train.

The 50-year-old female driver of the car was pronounced deceased by EMS at the scene.

A 19-year-old female passenger was extracted by Cypress County Fire Emergency Services and EMS and transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Both women are from Medicine Hat. Investigators are now looking for the cause of the collision.

The name of the deceased has not been released.