Two people have been killed in an early morning collision on Highway 16 on Monday (Dec. 5). 

RCMP says that at about 1:40 a.m. they were called to a crash on Highway 16 at Highway 855, just south of Mundare. 

Police investigated and discovered that a car was travelling southbound on the highway when it collided with a semi-truck heading westbound. 

The two people inside the car were pronounced dead on the scene. 

No details regarding the identity of the deceased have been released. 

RCMP is continuing to investigate but does not expect any further updates to be provided.