Fatal car collision

  • Sep. 9, 2009 5:00 a.m.

A Rimbey resident has lost his life in a single-vehicle collision northeast of Stettler.

RCMP Stettler issued the following statement on the incident.

“On Sept. 7, 2009 at approximately 02:30 a.m., Stettler RCMP were dispatched to a single-vehicle fatal motor vehicle collision approximately 18 miles north of highway 601 on Range Road 17-5, near the village to Red Willow. Stettler Regional Fire and Rescue along with Stettler Emergency Services also attended the scene.

As a result of further investigation, it is believed a 1990 Chevrolet pick-up truck, driven by a lone male occupant, aged 36 years from the Rimbey area, lost control of his vehicle and rolled into the east ditch.

The male was ejected from the vehicle, and pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators are following up on information that alcohol may be a factor in the collision.

The investigation is on going and the name of the deceased is being withheld at

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