Mounties look at speed, alcohol, as ‘likely factors’ in fatal Alberta rollover

One person is dead and four others are injured following a single-vehicle rollover in northeastern Alberta.

ELK POINT — One person is dead and four others are injured following a single-vehicle rollover in northeastern Alberta.

RCMP say a car carrying five people went out of control on Highway 41 north of Elk Point Wednesday afternoon and ended up on its roof.

A 21-year-old man from Kehewin who was driving died at the scene.

The other four were taken to hospitals in Bonnyville and St. Paul, but their conditions were not immediately known.

Passing motorists stopped and helped the injured.

Police say speed and alcohol were likely factors in the crash.

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