Stettler, Alberta – On Tuesday, May 2nd at approximately 7pm, Stettler EMS, Regional Fire Department and RCMP attended the scene of a single vehicle MVC involving a motorcycle East of the Erskine on Highway 12.
The investigation determined the motorcycle was traveling Eastbound on Highway 12, did not negotiate a curve in the highway and went into the ditch on the South side of the road, causing the motorcycle to flip.
Passing motorists noticed the motorcycle in the ditch and provided aid until emergency crews arrived. The 57 year old male operator succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is still under investigation. At this time, it does not appear alcohol was a factor in this collision.
The name of the deceased is currently not being released.
Any witnesses to this collision are encouraged to contact the Stettler RCMP.