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Thursday , 2 December 2021
Arthur C. Green/Lakeland Connect

Bonnyville RCMP investigate fatal collision in Kehewin

A 20-year-old man is dead following a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday in Kehewin.

According to police, “On Nov. 10, at approximately 4:40 p.m. the Bonnyville RCMP were dispatched to Highway 657 and Range Road 460 on the Kehewin Cree Nation for a two-vehicle collision.”

Bonnyville RCMP, Kehewin Cree Nations Emergency Services, and Emergency Medical Services all attended to assist.

The Bonnyville RCMP investigation determined that an east-bound car lost control and struck a guard rail before being “T boned” by an oncoming vehicle. A 20-year-old male from Kehewin Cree nation was declared deceased on scene by EMS. A 49-year-old female was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The road was closed for several hours during the investigation.

The Bonnyville RCMP with the assistance of an Alberta RCMP Collision Analyst is continuing to investigate.

The next-of-kin for the deceased has been notified and is being assisted by Bonnyville Victim Services and Bonnyville RCMP.

No further updates are anticipated.

Lakeland Connect sends its sincere condolences to the family.

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner!