Mayerthorpe RCMP investigate fatal collision

By rdnewsNOW staff
February 5, 2019 - 9:25am

MAYERTHORPE- On February 2, at approximately 11 a.m., the Mayerthorpe RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision between a truck and an SUV in the eastbound lanes of Highway 43 near Highway 22.

Preliminary police investigation revealed the SUV was travelling west in the eastbound lanes of travel colliding with the truck who was travelling east.

The 61-year-old woman driver and sole occupant of the SUV was pronounced dead on scene.

The three adult occupants of the truck were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Mayerthorpe RCMP along with an RCMP Collision Reconstructionist are continuing to investigate.

Names of the involved will not be released.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is requested to contact the Mayerthorpe RCMP at 780-786-2800.

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