On January 23, 2018, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Kitscoty RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 897
RCMP are investigating after a deadly collision last night near Kitscoty re-routed traffic for several hours. Kitscoty RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 897, approximately 1 mile north of Highway 16. The initial investigation has determined that a north bound pickup truck, after overtaking two vehicles, struck the rear end of a third vehicle, also traveling north bound.
The pickup truck then lost control and entered the ditch. An adult male passenger was located deceased at the scene. The driver, an adult male and the only other occupant, is seriously injured and is in Edmonton hospital with life threatening injuries.
The collision remains under investigation.