Three vehicles collision claims three lives near Vulcan | LethbridgeNewsNOW | Lethbridge, Alberta


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Per Dori Modney

Tragedy, Southern Alberta, Highway

June 20, 2019

VULCAN – A collision of three vehicles on Wednesday, June 19, is responsible for three deaths.

The incident occurred around 5:30 pm on Highway 23, south of Vulcan.

A preliminary investigation by the Vulcan RCMP indicated that a truck with two occupants was traveling south on Highway 23 when it crossed the axis and collided with a northern semi-tractor trailer unit. The truck then collided with another truck that followed the semi.

The 45-year-old passenger from the South truck died on the spot. The 22-year-old driver was taken to a Calgary hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Both occupants were from Lethbridge.


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