High Prairie RCMP investigate fatal collision

November 15, 2019
High Prairie, Alberta

News release

On Nov. 8, 2019, at approximately 1:30 a.m., RCMP were dispatched to a head on collision involving a car and a semi truck on Hwy 750 in the area of Salt Prairie, Alta.

Preliminary investigation revealed the car was driving northbound into oncoming traffic before colliding with a semi truck. Road conditions at the time of this collision were extremely poor due to ice.

The 24-year-old female driver was pronounced dead on scene. A female passenger of the car was transported to hospital.

The RCMP Collision Analyst attended the scene and is assisting with this investigation. RCMP Victim Services were engaged to support the family of the deceased.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. No charges have been laid. The name of the deceased will not be released.

No further updates are anticipated.


Contact information

S/Sgt. Warren Wright
High Prairie RCMP

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