A 62-year-old woman died after a head-on collision north of Edmonton OCN News

A 62-year-old woman has died and a 37-year-old man is in custody after a head-on collision between an SUV and a motorcycle Monday north of Edmonton.

Morinville RCMP, along with Edmonton Garrison Military Police and Emergency Medical Services responded to the accident on Highway 28 in Sturgeon County at the intersection of Township Road 544, police said in a news release on Monday.

RCMP said the officer responded to a report that a U-turning SUV collided head-on with a northbound motorcycle around 6 p.m. Monday.

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital but was later pronounced dead from her injuries. The driver of the SUV remains in custody while the investigation continues.

A preliminary investigation suggests impaired driving may have been a factor, police said.

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