Newspaper article The Canadian Press

11 Die in Crashes on Alberta Roads between Friday Night and Saturday Morning

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

11 Die in Crashes on Alberta Roads between Friday Night and Saturday Morning

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11 die on Alberta roads in about 13 hours

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EDMONTON - RCMP report that 11 people have died in several separate collisions on northern Alberta roads in the short span of 13 hours.

Mounties in Two Hills were called to a crash between a car and a truck near Willingdon, 110 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, at about 8 p.m. on Friday that killed a 44-year-old man who was driving the car.

Only a few hours later, officers from the same detachment responded to a single vehicle rollover that killed four of the seven people in the vehicle and sent the remaining three to hospital.

One person died in a third crash near Evansburg later in the morning, and another two died after being ejected from a vehicle during a rollover near Peace River.

Shortly after nine on Saturday morning, three people who were in a pickup that collided with a gravel truck died in a collision west of Edmonton near Spruce Grove. …

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