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Monday, September 7, 2015

Pincher Creek teen dead, four others injured in Castle Falls area rollover


Toni Lucas/RCMP Alberta
Updated, corrected for accuracy

On Sunday September 6th 2015 at approximately 5:00 pm Pincher Creek Emergency Services responded to a single vehicle rollover on the Ohagen Road near Castle Falls, in the Castle Forestry area. Two adult males and two female youth were taken to Pincher Creek hospital with minor injuries.

One 19 year old male from Pincher Creek was pronounced deceased on scene.  According to Pincher Creek RCMP he was believed to be the driver of the Dodge pickup truck that lost control on the road and rolled several times. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time and was ejected from the vehicle.

Road conditions were good at the time of the rollover. RCMP are investigating if alcohol was a factor in this fatality.

This collision is still under investigation. No charges have been laid at this time. Further information will be released once it becomes available.

Pincher Creek Emergency Services responded with Rescue, an engine, and two ambulances from Pincher Creek and an engine from Beaver mines.  Pincher Creek RCMP also responded.

Update: The deceased male has been identified to the Pincher Creek Voice by friends and family as Calahan Bruder. A memorial will be held for Calahan at Twin Butte Hall on Saturday September 12, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Note: The original RCMP report listed 4 people in the vehicle.  PCES Chief David Cox and RCMP Cpl. Jeff Feist confirm there were 5 people in the vehicle.
                                                                            

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