Logging Truck Collision on Highway 22 Claims 28-Year-Old Okotoks Male

At 6:20 a.m. on September 13, 2016 Nanton RCMP attended a serious motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 533.

RCMP-1205Nanton, Alberta – At 6:20 a.m. on September 13, 2016 Nanton RCMP attended a serious motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 533.

At 6:20 a.m. on September 13, 2016 Nanton RCMP attended a serious motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 533.
At 6:20 a.m. on September 13, 2016 Nanton RCMP attended a serious motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 533.
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Preliminary investigation indicates that a southbound truck collided with the trailer of a northbound logging truck. The truck rolled and entered the ditch. The lone occupant of the truck, a 28-year-old male from Okotoks, was pronounced deceased on scene.

The two male occupants of the logging truck were transported to a local hospital where they have since been released.

The name of the deceased driver will not be released by the RCMP. While this remains an ongoing investigation it is not anticipated that any charges will be pursued.

Nanton RCMP


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