One dead in crash near Elkwater


One person died and 5 others were injured in a crash near Elkwater.  Police say around 5pm yesterday, two vehicles were involved in a head on collision near the Elkwater Townsite entrance.   Redcliff RCMP and Integrated Traffic Units,  along with the Cypress Hills Fire Department, and Medicine Hat EMS responded to the scene.  Officers say three occupants of one vehicle were  transported to Medicine Hat Regional hospital by ambulance, while a fourth occupant in the same vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.  Two occupants in the second vehicle were treated on the scene and released.  Highway 41 was colsed for a time and police say they are continuing to investigate.