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Excessive speed a suspected factor in fatal single-vehicle crash on Stoney Trail

Calgary police’s traffic section is investigating an early morning crash in the city’s northeast last week that left one man dead.

The collision happened at 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 19, near Stoney Trail and McKnight Boulevard Northeast.

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According to police, a 2021 Ford Edge, driven by a 50-year-old man, was travelling south on Stoney Trail Northeast, nearing the McKnight Boulevard overpass. The car drove off the road, went through a grass ditch, and hit an overpass support beam on the west side of Stoney Trail Northeast.

Police say the impact happened at a high speed and the driver was declared dead at the scene.

Alcohol or drugs are not considered to be factors in this collision, but excessive speed is.

Police are asking anyone with dashcam footage or who has information about this incident to contact them at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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