Young man dead, four seriously injured after fatal rollover near Slave Lake

A young man is dead and four others are recovering from serious injuries after their vehicle rolled into a steep ditch near Widewater last night. 

Slave Lake RCMP say it happened while the car was travelling eastbound along South Shore Drive around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. 

A passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver and remaining three passengers were taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to police. 

Investigators desribe the occupants of the vehicle as youth males and are not releasing the name of the dead passenger. 

Mounties continue to investigate.