The initial police report says the female driver, and also the lone occupant of a sport utility vehicle, was killed in a head-on collision with a tanker truck.

The crash occurred on Highway 40, south of the Wapiti River Bridge, and the police investigation closed the crash site section of the road for several hours.

Police were called to the scene at approximately 7:30 p.m., and confirmed the truck driver was not injured.

They have yet to release factors contributing the collision.