May 24, 2014 8:39 am
Updated: May 24, 2014 1:56 pm

Fatal rollover near Lake Louise


A woman is dead and a man has been seriously injured in a rollover west of Lake Louise.

It happened around 4:00 a.m. Saturday, on Highway 1 about one kilometre west of the town.

The man and woman were in an SUV when it rolled into the ditch. Both were thrown from the vehicle.

The 25-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the SUV died on scene. A 32-year-old-man was driving the vehicle. He was rushed to hospital in Banff and was later airlifted by STARS to Foothills Hospital in Calgary.

RCMP is investigating whether speed and alcohol were factors in the collision.

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