Teenager dies 2 weeks after December Morinville collision

A file photo of an RCMP cruiser. .
A file photo of an RCMP cruiser. . Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press

A 16-year-old girl died over the weekend, more than two weeks after she was involved in a collision near the town of Morinville, Alta.

RCMP said in a news release Tuesday that the collision happened at 2:46 a.m. on Dec. 19, 2019, at Township Road 554 and Range Road 252, just south of Morinville.

Five people in both vehicles were transported to hospital, RCMP said.

On Jan. 4, the 16-year-old girl succumbed to her injuries in hospital, where she had remained since the crash.

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RCMP said a collision analyst attended the scene and officers continue to investigate.

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