On May 18, 2019, at approximately 3:45 p.m., La Ronge RCMP received a report of a single-vehicle collision on Highway 2, approximately 15 kilometres north of Weyakwin.
La Ronge RCMP, Waskesiu RCMP and the La Ronge Fire Department attended the scene.
Initial investigation determined the vehicle had been travelling north when it left the roadway and rolled down an embankment, into a wooded area, coming to rest on its roof.
A passenger, a 53-year-old female from La Ronge, SK, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The male driver and a second female passenger have been transported by ambulance to the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert, SK, to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The name of the deceased will not be released at this time as the collision is still under investigation.
Alcohol is considered to be a contributing factor.