RCMP respond to fatal collision near Yellow Grass

RCMP officers from the Milestone Detachment, Yellow Grass Fire Department, and Weyburn EMS attended to a collision on Highway 39, two kilometers northwest of Yellow Grass on Nov. 18 at 8:30 am.

A northwest bound pick up truck with a single male occupant collided head-on with a southeast-bound International refrigerated truck.

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The two adult males that were travelling in the refrigerated truck were not injured, but the 46-year-old male driver of the pickup truck was transported to hospital in Regina by STARS helicopter and succumbed to injuries suffered during the collision a few hours later.

The highway was closed for several hours while an accident reconstructionist examined the scene.

Alcohol is not being considered as a factor in the collision. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.