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Calgary man killed in crash near Beiseker, 2nd person seriously injured

File: A photo of an RCMP vehicle.
File: A photo of an RCMP vehicle. Global News

RCMP say one person was killed and another was seriously injured in a rollover just north of Beiseker, Alta., on Thursday evening.

The crash happened just after 7 p.m. on Highway 806 between Acme and Beiseker

In a Friday news release, RCMP said the driver was travelling southbound in a truck when she lost control, causing the vehicle to roll several times.

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The driver, a 30-year-old woman from Acme, suffered life-threatening injuries and was air-lifted to hospital in Calgary by STARS Air Ambulance.

One passenger, a 34-year-old Calgary man, was ejected from the truck and pronounced dead at the scene.

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No other occupants were in the vehicle.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

The village of Beiseker is located roughly 70 kilometres northeast of Calgary.