Fatal motor vehicle collision in Leduc County

The identity of the deceased is not being released by the RCMP.

  • Jul. 15, 2015 7:00 p.m.

County of Leduc, Alberta -On Tuesday, July 14, at approximately 7:10 p.m., Leduc RCMP and EMS were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Range Road 252 just south of Township Road 512 in the County of Leduc.

The driver, a 17 year old female youth from Edmonton, had been driving northbound in her compact car when she lost control of her vehicle on the rough gravel road.

The vehicle left the roadway and rolled several times finally coming to rest on its roof.  The driver, who was lone occupant of the vehicle, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigation by police has determined that the driver was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the collision.  Alcohol or weather conditions were not factors in the collision.  The investigation into the collision remains ongoing.

The identity of the deceased is not being released by the RCMP.