Monday, April 25, 2022
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Cardston RCMP investigate impaired driving causing death

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Police say a man is dead and a woman faces a long list of charges following a single-vehicle collision west of Hill Spring.

Cardston RCMP responded to a serious single motor vehicle collision on Highway 505 near Township Road 44 where one person was reported to be ejected from the vehicle. Police say their investigation indicates that an SUV with two occupants, was eastbound on Highway 505. The vehicle failed to negotiate a turn resulting the vehicle leaving the highway and rolling near Township Road 44, causing the adult male passenger to be ejected from the vehicle. The 25-year-old was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The adult female driver was transported to hospital by Emergency Medical Services for treatment and released. The RCMP collision analyst attended the scene to assist with the investigation. A 19-year-old Glenwood woman has been charged with impaired driving causing death, driving with blood alcohol over .08 causing death, and dangerous driving causing death.

She was also charged with four offences under the Traffic Safety Act. The accused has been released from custody and will appear in Cardston Provincial Court on March 15.

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