Motorcyclist killed after crashing into deer on Highway 2A

Motorcyclist killed after crashing into deer on Highway 2A

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CALGARY – One man was killed in a motorcycle crash in the city’s deep southeast on Friday.

The victim was travelling northbound on Highway 2A (Macleod Trail) near 210th Avenue S.E. when he struck a deer.

Both the victim and the dear were killed in the collision, which happened around 5 a.m.

Police believe the motorcyclist was in the left-hand lane, and the deer came out from the ditch heading east across the road.

Officers have spoken with a witness, but say it’s too early to tell if speed was a factor.

Northbound Highway 2A was closed at 210th Avenue S.E. for several hours while police investigated.

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Motorcyclist killed in crash west of Edmonton; B.C. man charged with impaired driving

Motorcyclist killed in crash west of Edmonton; B.C. man charged with impaired driving

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EDMONTON – One man is dead after a collision between a pick up truck and a motorcycle.

It happened Tuesday night around 10 p.m. on Highway 16 eastbound at the junction with 16-A, roughly 10 kilometres west of Stony Plain.

The motorcycle driver, a 53-year-old man from Edmonton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

RCMP have charged the 20-year-old driver of the pick-up truck, Kevin Andrew Shelley of Quesnel, B.C., with: impaired driving causing death, and operation of a motor vehicle while over .08 causing death.

Shelley was released on a $10,000 no-cash bail. His conditions include not operating a motor vehicle, and not consuming any alcohol or non-prescription drugs.

The 20-year-old’s first court appearance is scheduled to be in Stony Plain on May 7.

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Longboarder killed in hit-and-run collision south of Red Deer

Longboarder killed in hit-and-run collision south of Red Deer

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EDMONTON – An 18-year-old man is dead following a hit-and-run collision south of Red Deer Tuesday night.

Innisfail RCMP were called to the collision, on Highway 592 about four kilometres east of Penhold, shortly after 10:30 p.m.

RCMP say the 18-year-old was longboarding on the side of the highway with a friend when he was hit by an eastbound vehicle.

Officers are now looking for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to come forward. They’re also looking for any vehicle with damage to the front passenger side.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Innisfail RCMP detachment at 403-227-3342 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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B.C. teens killed after vehicle plunges into lake during prom party

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WATCH (above): Two young people have died after their car plunged into a lake near Prince George. As Tanya Beja reports, investigators are now trying to determine what led to the tragedy.

Global News has confirmed the identities of two teens who died after a vehicle plunged into a B.C. lake during a prom party this weekend.

Kendall Moore and Craig Wood were high school students in Prince George, friends have confirmed.

According to posts on social media, the students were attending a party in a rural area by the lake following a school prom Friday night.

GALLERY: Kendall Moore and Craig Wood 

Police say the vehicle went into Kwitzil Lake, also known as Gravel Pit Lake, at around 4 a.m. Saturday during a large party attended by hundreds of people.

According to posts on social media, several people rushed into the lake trying to save Moore and Wood, but were unable to.

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Police commend Hummer driver for preventing crash

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EDMONTON – Edmonton Police are commending the actions of a Good Samaritan driver after he purposely drove in front of another vehicle headed towards four young pedestrians.

“He did a very valiant thing,” said Scott Pattison with the Edmonton Police Service. “Obviously, police don’t recommend people do those sorts of things that put their own lives in jeopardy but certainly, we could have been talking about a very different story today.”

Police were called to a two vehicle collision near 83 Street and 84 Avenue at around 4:30pm on Friday, August 31st. After investigating, officers discovered that a Pontiac G5 was likely speeding north on 83 Street from 82 Avenue. The driver was allegedly speaking on his cell phone and passed several vehicles that were stopped to let four children use the crosswalk at 84 Avenue, near Bonnie Doon Shopping Mall.

At the same time, Darrell Krushelnicki was leaving the…

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