Blackfalds RCMP investigate fatal collision with cyclist on Highway 2

September 18, 2019
Blackfalds, Alberta

News release

On Sept. 14, 2019, at approximately 12:45 a.m., Blackfalds RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a cyclist at Highway 2 between Highway 11 and 32 Street overpass near Red Deer.

Preliminary investigation revealed an SUV was travelling southbound on Highway 2 near the overpass when it collided with a cyclist.

The 32-year-old male cyclist from Red Deer was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A 36-year-old male of Edmonton has been charged with failure to provide a breath sample causing death and operation while impaired causing death and will be appearing in Red Deer provincial court on Oct. 16, 2019.

Blackfalds RCMP along with a RCMP Collision Analyst continue to investigate. The name of the deceased will not be released.

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Contact information

Corporal Ronald Bumbry
Media Relations Officer
780-645-8880

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