A second person is dead following a weekend highway crash near Morinville.

A motorcycle southbound on Highway 2 collided with a northbound sedan sometime Saturday evening.

The biker died on scene as a result of his injuries, while the driver of the car was airlifted to hospital, where he died yesterday morning.

A passenger in the car was also airlifted to hospital and is recovering from serious injuries.

The person on the motorcycle was wearing a helmet, and both occupants of the car were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash, police said yesterday.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the crash.

Police are withholding the names of the victims, pending notification of next of kin.

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