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Monday , 19 October 2020

Vermilion RCMP investigate fatal collision

A Mannville woman has died after a fatal collision earlier this week.

On Wednesday at approximately 3:20 p.m., Vermilion RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 16 at Range Road 70.

The preliminary investigation revealed a SUV was travelling north on Range Road 70 and was crossing Highway 16 when a collision occurred with a westbound car.

The adult driver and youth passenger of the SUV did not suffer any injuries. The 78-year-old female driver of the car from Mannville, was taken via EMS to an Edmonton hospital with serious life-threatening injuries where she passed away last night.

Vermilion RCMP along with a RCMP Collision analyst continue to investigate.

The name of the deceased will not be released.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. 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.