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2 people ejected from vehicle in deadly highway crash near High River

Man killed, woman in critical condition after rollover near High River
WATCH: One man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after a serious collision near High River.

A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after they were thrown from their vehicle in a crash near High River on Tuesday morning.

The single-vehicle rollover happened at around 9:15 a.m. on Highway 23 and 176 Street, about 10 kilometres east of Highway 2.

High River RCMP said a 47-year-old man from Vulcan, Alta., was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was taken by STARS Air Ambulance to hospital in Calgary with serious, life-threatening injuries, RCMP said in a media release Tuesday night.

The cause of the rollover remains under investigation, but RCMP said charges are not anticipated.

High River is about 65 kilometres south of Calgary.

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