17-year-old dead in two vehicle collision in central Alberta

RCMP continue to investigate a fatal collision this past weekend that led to the death of a 17 year old.

On September 21, 2019, at approximately 6:30 a.m., RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 795 just north of Highway 53. Investigation revealed a southbound sedan crossed the centre line and struck a northbound pickup truck.

The 17-year-old male driver and 16-year-old male passenger of the sedan were transported by STARS to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. The lone occupant of the pickup truck, a 54-year-old male was examined at scene by EMS and released.

On Sunday, the 17-year-old male driver from Lacombe died in hospital as result of his injuries.

An RCMP collision reconstructionist attended the scene to assist the investigation.

No charges are anticipated.

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