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Rollover near Okotoks claims one life, injures three

Emergency crews responded to the single-vehicle rollover involving a car June 8
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(File photo Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY)

One person died as a result of a vehicle rollover near Okotoks on June 8.

The Okotoks Fire Department, RCMP, and EMS responded to a single-vehicle rollover involving a car on Big Rock Trail two kilometres north of Highway 7, stated an RCMP press release on June 9.

The vehicle had been travelling eastbound when it lost control.

A 28-year-old female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a 26-year-old male, was taken to a Calgary hospital via ground ambulance with serious injuries. 

In addition, a 20-year-old male passenger was airlifted by STARS Air Ambulance to a Calgary hospital with serious injuries, and a 28-year-old male passenger was treated at the scene with minor injuries.

The RCMP Collision Analyst and RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team are investigating.

All possible contributing factors relating to the collision are being considered as the investigation continues.


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