One man dead in collision with gravel truck

One man is dead after a car struck a gravel truck west of Rocky Mountain House on Monday.

One man is dead after a car struck a gravel truck west of Rocky Mountain House on Monday.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Hwy 11 and Hwy 756, 10 km west of Rocky Mountain House around 6:20 p.m.

Police say three occupants in a small passenger car were travelling south on Hwy 756 (Crimson Lake Road) when the driver failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Hwy 756 and Hwy 11. The car struck a loaded quad trailer of a gravel truck traveling east on Hwy 11.

A 20-year-old male passenger in the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The 20-year-old male driver of the car was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and later released.

A 17-year-old female passenger in the car was taken to Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre and is in stable condition. The 52-year-old driver of the gravel truck was treated and released on scene.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP and the Calgary Medical Examiner’s office continue to investigate. Charges are pending. Police are not releasing names.

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