Two killed in crash near Langdon, east of Calgary
Highway 797 now open, after being closed for several hours
A 19-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman are dead after a car and an SUV collided near Langdon, east of Calgary.
Stars and EMS were called to the scene at Highway 797 near Township Road 240 at 7:14 a.m. Saturday.
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The male driver of the car was declared dead at the scene, along with a female passenger in the SUV. Both victims are from Langdon.
A man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s — who were also travelling in the SUV — were taken to hospital in Calgary in serious but stable condition.
Two people were killed in a crash here on Highway 797 after 7am. Just south of Highway 1, near Langdon. <a href="https://t.co/fEBnI79qBZ">pic.twitter.com/fEBnI79qBZ</a>—@browncbc
The woman was flown there by air ambulance.
Highway 797 was closed for several hours while police conducted their investigation.
Meanwhile, the Calgary Fire Department had to cut a woman out of a car after a rollover Friday night at the intersection of Macleod Trail and Southland Drive.
The vehicle crashed into a light standard around 8:30 p.m. and ended up on its roof, trapping the person inside.
The driver was taken to hospital, and is in stable condition.
With files from Dan McGarvey and Andrew Brown