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Two Alberta boys are dead following trailer turnover incident

DH Calgary Staff Aug 07, 2018 2:28 pm 821

A tragic incident took the lives of two young boys on Sunday and injured three other people.

The boys, aged 9 and 11 and both from Alberta, were riding on a flat deck trailer being pulled by a tractor on Sunday in Taber, Alberta.

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An investigation found that the trailer rolled over as it was coming down a steep hill, turning on top of the people that were riding it, according to a release from Taber RCMP.

The two boys died at the scene, while another two youth were taken to a hospital in Taber with minor injuries, and a third had to be taken by STARS to Foothills Hospital in Calgary in serious condition.

Three other people were involved in the event, though were not hurt.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing with a collision analyst on the scene.

DH Calgary Staff
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