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Friday , 27 November 2020

Fatal collision with vehicle and lawnmower on Elizabeth Metis Settlement

Cold Lake RCMP investigate fatal collision.

Cold Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal collision with a car and riding lawnmower that happened Sunday night.

Police received the report at approximately 7:30pm on Bates Lake Road in the Elizabeth Metis Settlement.

RCMP said their preliminary investigation has revealed a car was travelling westbound on Bates Lake Road behind another vehicle when a collision occurred with an eastbound riding lawn mower.

The 49-year-old female driver on the mower, from Elizabeth Metis Settlement, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The adult female driver and a passenger of the car were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Cold Lake RCMP continue to investigate this collision. They did not say whether there will be charges.

The name of the deceased will not be released.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.