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2 men killed in motorcycle crash on Highway 1A near Cochrane

2 men killed in motorcycle crash on Highway 1A near Cochrane

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Two men are dead after motorcycles crashed west of Cochrane, Alta., on Monday, according to RCMP and EMS.

Emergency crews responded to Highway 1A after 6:45 p.m. where EMS said four people were each riding their own motorcycle: a pod of three travelling in the same direction and another travelling the opposite way.

EMS said one in the trio collided with the motorcyclist who was heading in the other direction.

Read more: 1 person killed, 1 seriously injured in central Alberta highway collision

Two men died at the scene, paramedics said.

EMS said a woman in her 30s was taken to a Canmore hospital with minor injuries.

The fourth rider declined EMS assessment and transport.

Traffic was impacted in both directions and rerouted, with police saying delays were expected.

The crash is under investigation.

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