Killam, Alberta – On May 4th, 2017 at 12:56 am Killam RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover on highway 13 near range road 152, east of Strome, Alberta.
Investigation determined that a west bound SUV with 3 occupants hit the ditch and rolled multiple times, coming to rest on a Canadian Pacific Rail line. Train traffic on the CPR line was halted and traffic flow on highway 13 was down to one lane of travel during the investigation.
The driver of the SUV was wearing a seatbelt and sustained minor injuries. Two passengers, not wearing seatbelts were both ejected from the SUV. One passenger was declared dead at the scene and the other was flown by STARS to Edmonton with serious injuries.
Alcohol, road and weather conditions were not contributing factors in the collision.
The name of the deceased is not being released.