Yesterday, December 25th, 2014 the Strathmore RCMP were dispatched to a fatal collision on Highway # 1 at the intersection of Range Road 281. A vehicle attempted to cross Highway # 1 at RR 281, Northbound, when it collided with a Eastbound vehicle that was unable to avoid the Northbound vehicle. The driver of the Northbound vehicle, a 68 year old male from Calgary, was pronounced deceased on scene by Emergency personnel. There was no one else in the Northbound vehicle. The two (2)occupants of the Eastbound vehicle were checked by attending EMS on scene and did not require further treatment.
The Strathmore RCMP were assisted by the Calgary RCMP Collision Analyst, EMS and Fire Departments who all attended and assisted at the scene. The investigation continues, alcohol and speed were not a factor in this fatal collision and charges are not expected.
The name of the deceased is not being released-