On Nov. 12, 2022, at 6:13 a.m, Didsbury RCMP received a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a motor vehicle in the Southbound lanes of the QEII Highway North of Highway 581.

Upon arrival, emergency crews located a deceased male who had been hit by a vehicle that remained on scene. The deceased has been identified as a 25-year-old Red Deer resident. Officers remained on scene while a traffic analyst attended to assist with the investigation. At approximately 10:30 a.m. regular traffic flow resumed. 

The circumstances of this collision are still under investigation.