Po­lice in­ves­ti­gate fa­tal col­li­sion on High­way 9

The Drumheller Mail - - NEWS - Patrick Ko­lafa

Drumheller RCMP are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a fa­tal head-on col­li­sion on High­way 9, Thurs­day, March 29.

Cor­po­ral Steven Lloyd says the col­li­sion oc­curred about 7:30 p.m. on High­way 9, about 5 kilo­me­tres east of Mor­rin Cor­ner.

It ap­pears a ve­hi­cle with a lone oc­cu­pant was trav­el­ling east when it crossed into the west­bound lane and col­lided head-on with a tanker truck.

Po­lice, EMS, the Drumheller Fire Depart­ment and Mor­rin Fire Depart­ment at­tended to the scene.

The lone male oc­cu­pant of the ve­hi­cle, a 39 year old male from Youngstown, was pro­nounced dead at the scene.

Cor­po­ral Lloyd says the col­li­sion is still un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion and no charges are pend­ing. The high­way con­di­tions the time of the crash were clear.

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