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Rimbey RCMP investigate fatal collision in Ponoka County

On Nov. 30, 2021 at approximately 11:17 a.m., Rimbey RCMP with the assistance of Ponoka County West Fire Services and Emergency Medical Services responded to a single vehicle collision on Range Road 20 and Highway 53 in Ponoka County.

The 62-year-old male driver from Ponoka County was declared deceased on scene.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a truck was travelling northbound on Range Road 20 when the vehicle went off the road and struck a fence before stopping in a field.

Rimbey RCMP continue to investigate the cause of the collision.

No further updates are anticipated and the name of the deceased will not be released.

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