Calgary

Speed considered a factor in Corvette rollover that killed driver, police say

Police are looking to speak with anyone who witnessed a single-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon on a Stoney Trail N.E. exit ramp that left one man dead.

Crash took place Thursday afternoon on Stoney Trail N.E.

Calgary police are investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal rollover on Stoney Trail on Thursday. (David Bell/CBC)

Police are looking to speak with anyone who witnessed a sports car crash Thursday afternoon on a Stoney Trail N.E. exit ramp that left one man dead.

According to police, the incident took place around 3:40 p.m., when a black 2015 Chevrolet Corvette with a driver and a passenger was travelling on northbound Stoney Trail at high speeds.

The vehicle drove onto the exit ramp from Stoney Trail to McKnight Boulevard N.E., travelling toward the ramp for eastbound McKnight Boulevard.

The driver, a 24-year-old man, lost control of the sports car. It went off the road and into the green space between the ramps and rolled over. The driver suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The passenger, a 30-year-old man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He remained in the vehicle and was taken to hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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