Two dead, one injured by collision near Cudworth

A collision between a vehicle and a combine south of Cudworth has left two dead and one injured.

The vehicle, heading southbound, hit the combine at the intersection of Highway #2 and provincial grid road 767, which is approximately 6.6 kilometres south of Cudworth. The combine was coming off the grid road.

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Wakaw RCMP, Hoodoo Fire Department and EMS were called on the scene at 5 pm Sept. 27. Two women in the vehicle were pronounced deceased at the scene, while a man was transported to hospital in Saskatoon with undetermined injuries. The combine driver was not injured.

Police closed the intersection until 1:15 am Sept. 28 so a RCMP traffic reconstructionist could gather evidence along with the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service.

Police say the collision is still under investigation. At this time, they believe alcohol was not a factor in the collision.

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