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UPDATE: Ponoka RCMP investigate fatal car, train collision

CORRECTION: The location of the collision has been clarified as on Twp. 424 westbound toward Highway 2A.


On July 12, 2021 at approximately 3:44 p.m., Ponoka RCMP was dispatched to a report of a collision between a car and a train which occurred at Matejka Road and Highway 2A. Ponoka RCMP attended the scene, as well as EMS, Fire and CP Rail Police.

The lone occupant of the car, a 26-year-old female from Ponoka, was declared deceased at the scene.

The Ponoka RCMP are asking anyone who may have witnessed this collision, to please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

– Submitted by Ponoka RCMP

Ponoka RCMP