Collision claims life

by Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – A 37-year-old Mayerthorpe man is dead following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 29 just north of Highway 37 Monday night.

Morinville RCMP were dispatched to the call at approximately 7:46 p.m. Nov. 18. On arrival police determined a southbound Dodge pickup had lost control on a hill and collided with the Mayerthorpe man’s northbound Pontiac G5.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup was taken to hospital by ground ambulance with undisclosed injuries.

The collision is still under investigation by the Morinville RCMP. Road conditions at the time of the collision may have been a factor.

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.

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