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Alcohol suspected in fatal rollover on Okanese First Nation

A 20-year-old man is dead after being thrown from a vehicle on the Okanese First Nation. Google Maps

REGINA – A 20-year-old man is dead after being thrown from a vehicle on the Okanese First Nation, 14 kilometers northwest of Balcarres.

The man was a passenger in the vehicle when it rolled, late Saturday afternoon. Two other passengers were brought to hospitals in Regina and Fort Qu’Appelle with non-life threatening injuries.

A fourth passenger left the scene before the File Hills First Nations Police Service arrived, but was later found.

Police said alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the rollover.

The victim’s name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

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RCMP officers are helping with the investigation and they expect to lay charges in connection with the collision.

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