Stettler man killed in crash east of Red Deer

Vehicle went through intersection near Elnora

A young Stettler man was killed in a collision on Thursday evening near Elnora.

Three Hills RCMP said that the crash occurred at about 7 p.m. when a car travelling westbound on Hwy 590 failed to stop at the intersection of Hwy 21. It was struck by a one-ton truck heading northbound on Hwy 21.

The lone occupant of the car, a 22-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. The 32-year-old driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision. Alcohol and weather are not believed to be factors in the collision. The name of the deceased will not be released.

Three Hills RCMP along with Elnora Fire and Rescue, Three Hills EMS and an RCMP collision analyst responded to the scene.

Elnora is about 70 km southeast of Red Deer.