One man dead, three sent to hospital after rollover outside Elk Point


A man is dead and a woman is clinging to life following vehicle rollover near Elk Point Friday.

The driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old man, was pronounced dead on scene after Elk Point RCMP responded to a rollover at Township Road 562 and Range Road 33 shortly after 12 a.m. Friday.

An RCMP news release said the vehicle was carrying four passengers, all in their 20s. One of them, a 23-year-old woman, was taken by STARS ambulance to an Edmonton hospital where she remains in serious condition.

Two others, a 22-year-old female and a 28-year-old male, were brought to a nearby hospital, the news release said.

The last passenger, a 22-year-old man, was not injured.

The collision remains under investigation by RCMP.

“All possible contributing factors related to this collision are being considered,” the news release said.

Elk Point is 218 km northeast of Edmonton.

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Source:: Edmonton Journal

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