Young man dead, four seriously injured in rollover near Slave Lake
A RCMP cruiser is seen in this file photo.
Published Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:16PM MDT
Last Updated Friday, August 16, 2019 11:41AM MDT
A young man is dead and four others are recovering from serious injuries after their vehicle rolled into a steep ditch near Widewater last night.
Slave Lake RCMP say it happened while the car was travelling eastbound along South Shore Drive around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.
A passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver and remaining three passengers were taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Investigators desribe the occupants of the vehicle as youth males and are not releasing the name of the dead passenger.
Mounties continue to investigate.