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Elnora man charged in fatal Highway 21 collision

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An Elnora man is facing charges in connection with a collision on Highway 21, which killed two young people.
Three Hills RCMP was on the scene of a collision Friday night, June 17, around 10 p.m. on Highway 21 north of Trochu.
Investigation revealed two cars were northbound on Highway 21 when the second rear-ended the first, causing it to drive across the road where it was hit by an oncoming semi-truck.
The two occupants of the first car, a 20-year-old female and a 21-year-old male, were declared deceased at the scene.
Richard Douglas Bell, 42, of Elnora, has been charged with two counts of dangerous operation causing death, two counts of impaired operation causing death, impaired operation of a motor vehicle, and refusal to provide a sample.
Richard Bell has been remanded into custody and will be appearing in Drumheller Provincial Court on June 24, 2022.


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