Vegreville RCMP investigate fatal collision in County of Minburn
Eastern Alberta District RCMP
County of Minburn, Alta. – On Jan. 6, 2022, at approximately 10 a.m., Vegreville RCMP, Vegreville Fire Department and EMS responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Range Road 152 near Township Road 514 in the County of Minburn. A pick up truck was reported to be in the ditch. The driver was the lone occupant in the vehicle and was found unconscious.
Preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle was northbound on Range Road 152 then drifted into the ditch on the west side of the road where it became stuck.
The driver, a 69-year-old male of Vegreville, was transported by EMS to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The name of the deceased will not be released.
Although the investigation to date indicates that the death is not suspicious in nature it remains under investigation. An autopsy is scheduled for the male at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton.
Vegreville RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident. Please contact Vegreville RCMP at 780-631-2750 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.