December 5th, 2020

Morning collision claims life of woman near Picture Butte


By Herald on October 19, 2020.

Picture Butte, Alta. – Coaldale and Picture Butte RCMP along with the Picture Butte Fire Department/EMS responded to a collision Monday morning on Highway 25 approximately 2.5 km south of Picture Butte. Preliminary indications are that a blue car travelling north on Highway 25 lost control and collided with a southbound semi truck.

The 18-year-old driver and lone occupant of a blue Chrysler Sebring slid drivers side into the front end of the semi truck. The impact caused serious injuries to the woman only. She was transported to the Chinook Regional Hospital where she passed away from her injuries.

The family of the deceased attended the collision scene and are aware of the circumstances. The driver of the semi truck was not physically injured. The road conditions at the time of this collision were very icy.

This collision remains under investigation and no further updates are anticipated.

RCMP release

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