Sunday, December 13, 2015

Fatal MVC near Standoff

RCMP Alberta

One man has died and a woman was critically injured following a single vehicle collision on Highway 2 Saturday evening. The collision took place at approximately 5:00 pm near the community of Standoff, AB. The SUV was traveling southbound on Highway 2 when it failed to negotiate a bend in the highway resulting in the vehicle losing control and rolling into a nearby field.

A 37 year old man was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. A 30 year old woman was transported to hospital where she remains in critical condition.

The Fort MacLeod RCMP continue to investigate this collision in conjunction with an RCMP Collision Analyst to determine if charges are warranted. Speed and alcohol are believed to have played roles in this collision.

Families of the involved parties have been notified and their identities are not being released.

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