ALBERTA

Grande Cache Senior Loses Limb After Being Dragged By Semi-Trailer

06/09/2016 03:44 EDT | Updated 06/09/2016 03:59 EDT

An Alberta senior is fighting for her life after being hit by a semi-trailer truck in Grande Cache, Alta.

Late Tuesday afternoon, the 70-year-old was walking when the truck pulled out from a local business and hit her, according to RCMP.

She was dragged for 45 metres, suffering life-threatening injuries and losing a limb.

The woman remains on life support at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton.

The RCMP have not released her name.

Police are currently investigating and charges have yet to be laid.

Grande Cache is about a four-hour drive west of Edmonton.

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