On March 13 at approximately 8:10 am Three Hills RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 27 east of Torrington.
"A preliminary investigation shows that a semi tanker traveling southbound on Range Road 252 entered onto Hwy 27 and the trailer was struck broadside by a westbound Jeep Patriot," informs Cpl. Curtis Peters of the Three Hills RCMP, "Tragically the occupant of the jeep, a 17-year old male from Olds did die at the scene as a result of his injuries."
The driver of the semi did not suffer any injuries.
An RCMP collision re-constructionist attended and the cause of the collision remains under investigation. At the time of the collision a thick blanket of fog covered the area.