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Two people dead in multi-vehicle collision west of Breton

Collision happened about 5 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 616
Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a fatal collision north of Wetaskiwin on Friday night. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Two people are dead following a multi-vehicle collision west of Breton on Wednesday.

Breton and Thorsby RCMP were called about 5 p.m. to the scene of the collision on Highway 616 near Range Road 43.

Area police, along with the RCMP Criminal Collision Investigative Team, EMS, the local fire department and STARS went to the scene, where two people were pronounced dead.

Police said the name and ages of the deceased will not be released.

Breton RCMP continue to investigate this collision with the assistance of an RCMP collision reconstructionist.

If anyone believes they have information in relation to this collision, contact Breton RCMP at 780-696-3502. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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