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Speed considered factor in Stoney Trail collision that killed 1 man, injured another

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WATCH ABOVE: Calgary police are investigating after a serious crash left one person dead and sent another to hospital near Stoney Trail and McKnight Boulevard. Christa Dao reports – Aug 20, 2020

One person died and another suffered serious injuries after a single-vehicle collision in northeast Calgary on Thursday afternoon.

Calgary police said the crash happened at Stoney Trail and McKnight Boulevard N.E at around 3:40 p.m.

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According to police, a 2015 black Chevrolet Corvette was travelling north on Stoney Trail “at high speeds” when the car drove onto the exit ramp to McKnight Blvd. N.E.

“The vehicle lost control on the ramp from McKnight Boulevard, failed to negotiate the bend, left the road… the vehicle rolled,” acting Sgt. Kevin Cullen said.

“The driver was ejected, declared deceased at the scene — 24-year-old male.”

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The 30-year-old man who was a passenger of the vehicle was taken to Foothills Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police said drugs or alcohol were not believed to factors in the crash.

The collision reconstruction unit was on scene for several hours.

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Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Calgary police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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