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Woman in critical condition after hitting moose on Alberta's Highway 63

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FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A woman was in critical condition in an Edmonton hospital after her vehicle collided with a moose on Highway 63.

Mounties from several areas attended the crash site near Mariana Lakes early Monday morning.

The sedan was going north on the inside lane of a passing section when it hit the moose, the veered off the road into the right ditch.

Passersby performed first aid on the woman until emergency officials arrived.

A second vehicle ran over the moose but none of the occupants was injured.

Highway 63 was impassable for approximately two hours while emergency crews worked to get the woman out of the vehicle.

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