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Man killed after rollover in Saskatoon

Saskatoon police said the rollover happened at Highway 16 and Idylwyld Drive North.
Saskatoon police said the rollover happened at Highway 16 and Idylwyld Drive North. Phillip Bollman / Global News

A man is dead after a rollover Monday morning in Saskatoon.

Police said it happened at Highway 16 and Idylwyld Drive North at around 3:15 a.m. after a southbound vehicle struck a guardrail and rolled.

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According to the Saskatoon Fire Department, a 33-year-old man was trapped inside the Hyundai SUV with critical injuries.

He was not wearing a seatbelt, police said.

The SUV had to be stabilized before firefighters could extract the man, fire officials said.

He was rushed to hospital, where he died from his injuries.

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The driver, a 26-year-old woman, was able to get out of the SUV.

She was taken to hospital and is in stable condition, police said.

Southbound traffic was restricted for over six hours while the Saskatoon police collision analyst unit investigated.

Saskatoon police urge drivers, pedestrians to ‘be aware’ in order to prevent collisions
Saskatoon police urge drivers, pedestrians to ‘be aware’ in order to prevent collisions