Kitscoty, Alberta – On April 27, 2017 at approximately 6:30 a.m., Kitscoty RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 35kms south of Lloydminster. A car was travelling southbound on Highway 17 when it skidded sideways and collided with a northbound car.
The 24-year-old lone male occupant from Chauvin, Alberta of the northbound car suffered minor non-life threatening injuries and was transported by EMS to a local hospital.
Tragically, the 23-year-old lone female occupant from Senlac, Saskatchewan was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Traffic was re-routed around the collision for several hours but Highway 17 is now open both ways.
Road conditions were icy and sleets of snow were falling at the time of the collision. The investigation continues and all contributing factors are being considered. The name of the deceased female will not be released.