A tragic collision this morning north of Taber on Highway 36 has claimed the lives of 4 people.

Taber RCMP remain on the scene of the crash where a southbound pickup truck collided with a northbound passenger van.

Mounties say the driver of the truck, the driver and two passengers of the van were pronounced deceased.

The six other passengers of the van have been transported by EMS to various hospitals.

A collision analyst is at the scene as the investigation continues