Two people dead after Highway 1 crash west of Calgary
Westbound traffic reduced to one lane for several hours, RCMP says
Two people are dead after a single-vehicle crash Friday morning on Highway 1 west of Calgary.
The names of the deceased have not been released, but they were the driver and passenger in the car, RCMP said in a press release.
The accident occurred on the Trans-Canada Highway just west of Old Banff Coach Road.
The cause of the crash has not been disclosed.
RCMP told CBC News that the accident was reported around 8:05 a.m.
Police described the investigation as still in its early stages.
Westbound traffic was reduced to one lane for several hours.
By 3 p.m., traffic was back to normal, police said.