November 29, 2018 4:01 pm
Updated: November 29, 2018 4:12 pm

1 person dead after QEII collision near Ponoka

One man is dead after a single-vehicle collision near Ponoka.

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A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving hit a guardrail on the QEII early Thursday morning.

Police said the 22-year-old was travelling south just past Highway 53 when he lost control and struck the guardrail. The vehicle he was driving came to rest facing north in the southbound lanes.

Police were called early Thursday morning to a single-vehicle collision on the QEII.

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The man was taken to hospital via STARS Air Ambulance, but died of his injuries.

He was the only person in the car.

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No further information was released by police as the investigation continues.

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