MAYERTHORPE - A woman is dead and a man is in serious condition following a Sept. 10 single-vehicle collision on the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation.
Mayerthorpe RCMP responded to the fatal collision at about 1 a.m.
According to a media release, on preliminary investigation, the woman was walking along the West Road in the First Nation community when she was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle then lost control, going into the ditch and rolled.
The 27-year-old pedestrian of Glenevis, Alta., was pronounced dead on the scene. The lone driver, a 44-year-old male from Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Alta., sustained serious injuries and was airlifted by STARS to an Edmonton area hospital.
He is in serious but stable condition.
Police do not believe weather conditions were a factor in the accident. Mayerthorpe RCMP enlisted the assistance of the Alberta RCMP Collision Analyst and a Criminal Collision Investigation Team and they continue to investigate the accident.