November 21, 2018 6:36 pm

Single-vehicle crash in central Alberta leaves 1 person dead

A file photo of an RCMP cruiser.

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The RCMP is investigating a single-vehicle crash in central Alberta on Tuesday that left the driver of a car dead.

Police said officers with the Tofield RCMP detachment were called to the collision at Range Road 161 and Township Road 480 just before noon.

“[A] preliminary report indicates a car left the gravel road to the left, rolling multiple times [and] landing on its roof approximately 150 metres into a field,” Mounties said in a news release on Wednesday. “A lone female occupant of the car was ejected and was found deceased.”

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Police did not say how old the driver was.

Tofield is located about 70 kilometres east of Edmonton.

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