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Northeast Calgary crash leaves two dead

Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in a crash early Saturday that killed two people in northeast Calgary.

According to Calgary police, at approximately 12:30 a.m. Saturday, a 2009 Toyota Corolla driven by a 42-year-old man, was attempting a turn from southbound Metis Trail NE on to eastbound 128 Avenue. A black 2012 Hyundai, driven by a 21-year-old man driving northbound on Metis Trail hit the Toyota.

Two female passengers, a 65-year-old and 31-year-old, died at the scene, police said. The Toyota’s driver and a 70-year-old male passenger were taken to hospital in life-threatening condition.

The Hyundai driver had no injuries, police said.

Calgary police are asking anyone that may have witnessed the crash or any of the events leading up to it, to contact the Traffic Section at 403-567-4000, or call the Calgary police non-emergency line at 403-266-1234.