Woman dies following crash near Sylvan Lake

By CHAT News Today
June 24, 2017 - 11:44am

MEDICINE HAT, AB — A 57-year-old woman from Edmonton has died after a two-vehicle crash near Sylvan Lake Friday evening.

Sylvan Lake RCMP, Lakeside EMS, Stars Air Ambulance, and the Sylvan Lake Fire Department all responded to the collision that happened around 5:45 pm at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 12.

RCMP say the crash occurred when a southbound pickup truck carrying two people struck a westbound sedan.

The 57-year-old woman was the driver of the sedan and only person in the vehicle.

A passenger in the pickup sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

RCMP have called in a collision reconstructionist to help with the investigation which they say is still ongoing.

The name of the deceased is not being released.

Son charged with manslaughter