By Morinville News Staff
Sturgeon County – Two people are dead following a collision that closed Highway 44, approximately 2 kilometres south of Villeneuve.
Morinville RCMP were dispatched to the collision around 12:50 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
One of the deceased was the lone occupant of a northbound minivan, the other a passenger in the southbound SUV. Police say two other peoples in the SUV were transported to hospital with undetermined injuries.
Names of the deceased are not being released pending notification of next of kin.
Speed or alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in this collision. Police believe road conditions may have contributed to the collision.