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One dead following weekend vehicle collision near Taber

By Peggy Revell on July 24, 2017.

Medicine Hat News

An 18-year-old woman is dead following a serious collision near Taber on July 21.

RCMP were dispatched at 10:20 p.m. to the two-vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of Highway 526 and Highway 36.

A car was traveling eastbound on Highway 526 when it collided with an SUV which was traveling northbound on Highway 36. As a result of the collision, the SUV rolled and the car caught fire.

All three occupants of the SUV were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The 17-year-old driver of the car was transported to an area hospital with injuries, while the 18-year-old female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.

RCMP are currently investigating the collision, with all possible contributing factors being investigated.

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