Two people dead after fatal collision near Okotoks – Calgary

Emergency crews were at the scene of a fatal collision involving two vehicles just outside of Okotoks on Friday.

An EMS spokesperson told Global News paramedics responded to reports of a two-vehicle collision at around 8:50 a.m.

The collision happened south of the Okotoks turnoff on Highway 2. According to EMS, a van travelling north on the highway lost control, crossed the median and ended up in the southbound lane where it collided with an SUV.

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Each vehicle had one person inside.

EMS did not confirm whether it was a head-on collision but said the impact was “significant.”

Both the adult female driver of the SUV and the adult male driver of the van were declared dead at the scene.

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