Two deceased in motor vehicle collision

October 28, 2019
Watson Lake, Yukon

News release

On Saturday October 26, 2019 at approximately 10:30 pm, Watson Lake RCMP attended at a reported motor vehicle incident at Kilometre 1007 of the Alaska Highway, west of Junction 37. A passing trucker reported seeing vehicle tracks in the snow leading off the road. Upon attendance, police found a small car that had gone down a steep embankment.

Initial investigation indicates that the driver failed to negotiate the curve of the highway and went off the road to the right. It was not clear when the collision took place.

Both occupants, a man and a woman, had been ejected from the vehicle and were pronounced deceased. Watson Lake RCMP and the Yukon Coroner's Service are continuing the investigation.


Contact information

Yukon RCMP - Media Relations

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