The RCMP is saying one man is dead and two others injured after a crash near Heart Lake. Mounties say early in the morning of August 29th they were called out to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 881. Police believe the car lost control and slid into the ditch, hitting a tree as well.
When emergency crews arrived the car was on fire and had to be put out by fire crews. A 27-year-old man was declared dead at the scene. Two other passengers were taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Mounties are currently investigating how the crash may have occurred.