Slave Lake, Alta. - The Slave Lake RCMP were called to kilometer 40 of Highway 754 due to a single vehicle collision involving a pick up truck.
Members of the Slave Lake RCMP and Desmarais RCMP detachment responded to the scene and located the pick up truck and two occupants. The driver of the vehicle sustained minor injuries and was taken to a Hospital in Edmonton. Emergency crews located the passenger of the vehicle who was deceased on scene. There were several witnesses to the collision and the driver of the vehicle was charged under the Use of Highway and Rules of the Road Regulation.
Traffic was re-routed to allow for the investigation to continue. Traffic was allowed to continue on Highway 754 in the early morning hours of January 25th.
The Slave Lake RCMP continues to investigate this matter including identifying the individual(s). Anyone with information to assist with the investigation, please contact the Slave Lake RCMP at 780-849-3999 or your local police detachment. If you see something suspicious, report it to your local police. If you see a crime in progress, call 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.p3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.