Fatal crash on Crowchild Trail under investigation

Police are investigating a crash on Crowchild Trail that killed one person and sent a second to hospital on Monday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the crash on Crowchild Trail near Charleswood Drive shortly after midnight.

Police say a truck was travelling southbound when it veered off the road and collided with a tree.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and a second was taken to hospital in critical condition.

The roadway was closed for several hours while police investigated.

There is no word yet on what caused the crash or if alcohol or speed were involved.

More to comeā€¦