Deer blamed for fatal accident

A deer is being blamed for that fatal accident on Highway 107 at Lake Echo Sunday night.

RCMP say a deer was hit by an SUV coming from the opposite direction and slammed into the victim’s car causing her to crash. The 24 year  old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Two boys, aged 9 and 13, were taken to the IWK with minor injuries.

Police have warned that this is the time of the year is when deer and moose are on the move and drivers need to be especially watchful.