Highway 63 Deaths

Father And Son Die In Separate Crashes On 'Highway of Death'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

First she lost her son to one of Alberta's most dangerous highways. Now she is mourning the loss of her ex-husand. Annie Lelievre has been lobbyin...

Highway Of Death Claims More Lives

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

MARIANA LAKE, Alta. - Two people have been killed and another person has life-threatening injuries after a collision involving a shuttle bus in northe...

Progress Being Made On 'Highway Of Death'

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The twinning of Alberta's "Death Highway" to Fort McMurray will be done as promised by the fall of 2016, Premier Jim Prentice announced Thu...

Another Tragedy On Highway of Death

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Two people are dead following a crash on a notoriously dangerous highway in northern Alberta.RCMP say two vehicles collided Tue...

Highway Of Death Claims Another

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

An overnight accident on Alberta's treacherous Highway 63 has left one dead. According to RCMP, the driver was killed after his pickup truck colli...

Making Highway Of Death More Livable

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it expects to get another big stretch of Highway 63 ready to be twinned this year.About 250 pieces of equipment...

Deadly Highway Claims Another Life

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

GRASSLAND, Alta. - One person is dead and five others have been treated at hospital after a collision involving a bus and a sport utility vehicle in n...

Highway 63 Accident Victims Walk Away Lucky

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Only minor injuries have been reported in a crash involving a passenger bus, a pickup truck and a tanker truck on Highway 63 ne...

Safer Section Of Highway 63 Opens

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 01.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

In a bid to increase the safety of those traveling along northern Alberta's treacherous Highway 63, a newly twinned, four lane, 36-kilometre section w...

Twin Highway 63 - Because You Can't Cure Stupid

Theresa Wells | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada Alberta
Theresa Wells

You can talk about bad driving and negligence and speeding all you like and about how if we just address all those things the problem would end - but the reality is you cannot completely change human behaviour. While some people may change there will always be someone who chooses to drive 200 km per hour instead of 100, or pass a dozen vehicles and play chicken with oncoming traffic.

Albertans Demand Province Twins Killer Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A convoy of buses was used at a rally to help persuade the Alberta government to move more quickly on improvements to an Albert...

Community Mourns Pastor, Wife And Son Killed In Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A pastor and two members of his family who were killed in a horrific highway crash were remembered Sunday in sombre church serv...