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UPDATED: One dead in Northeast Edmonton collision

A 26-year-old male is dead after a single vehicle collision on 144 Avenue between 66 and 67 Streets.

EPS responded to a report of a serious collision this morning at 5:20am. It was reported that a grey Pontiac Grand Prix had been traveling eastbound on 144 Avenue where it collided with a pole near M.E. LaZerte High School.

Major Collision officers found the lone occupant of the vehicle deceased at the scene.

Speed is believed to be a major factor in the collision. Police also determined that the vehicle had been stolen a short time before the collision.

Since May 29, four people have lost their lives in collisions on Edmonton streets.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed or has dash camera footage of this collision to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250

An EPS Officer.