Beaverlodge RCMP respond to single vehicle fatality on Highway 722

Beaverlodge, Alberta – On Oct. 1, 2020, at 12:21 p.m., Beaverlodge RCMP received a 911 call of a single vehicle rollover that had occurred on Highway 722 approximately 5 km’s south of Beaverlodge.

Beaverlodge RCMP, fire and emergency medical services attended the scene. Further investigation indicates a pick-up truck had been travelling northbound and had went off road, rolling in the ditch and ejecting the driver from the vehicle. The 29-year-old male driver and lone occupant of the vehicle from Hythe, Alta., was pronounced deceased on scene. His name will not be released.

Highway 722
Highway 722

Both lanes of Highway 722 remained blocked to traffic for several hours while the RCMP investigation was completed.

No further updates will be provided.

Beaverlodge RCMP

Western Alberta District RCMP

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