ALBERTA
07/07/2014 05:41 EDT | Updated 09/06/2014 05:59 EDT

Man charged with drunk driving after cruiser hit near Canmore, Alberta

CANMORE, Alta. - An Alberta man has been charged with impaired driving after a police cruiser parked at the side of a road was hit.

Mounties in Canmore say an officer had stopped on the Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arts after a pedestrian had been hit and killed by a semi-truck.

The dead man was 30 and from Calgary.

RCMP say the eastbound lane of the highway was closed and the police car had its emergency lights flashing when a car hit the police cruiser.

No one was injured.

Thirty-seven-year-old Josh Edward Johnson of Calgary was arrested and charged with impaired driving, driving over 0.8 and dangerous operation of a vehicle.

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