Charges laid in fatal crash near Rocky

Charges have been laid against an SUV driver in connection with a fatal collision west of Rocky Mountain House on Aug. 26.

Charges have been laid against an SUV driver in connection with a fatal collision west of Rocky Mountain House on Aug. 26.

Rocky RCMP said southbound SUV, driven by a 52-year-old man, collided with a westbound motorcycle at about 12:30 p.m. at the intersection where Hwy 756 meets Hwy 11. The man and woman on the bike were flown airlifted by STARS to the Foothills hospital in Calgary, where the woman died of her injuries.

Hospital officials advised police on Tuesday that the woman had died of her injuries.

The SUV driver has been charged under the Traffic Safety Act with failing to proceed safely after stopping at an intersection. He is scheduled to attend Rocky Mountain House provincial court on Oct. 30.

Police have not released the names of any of the people involved in the collision.