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.