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North District RCMP release details on fatal crash…

Prince George, BC: North District RCMP has released some details on a fatal crash which occurred Sunday morning… 

RCMP say at around 10:30 AM, officers responded to a two vehicle crash involving a Chevy pickup and a Chevy Trax SUV on Highway 97, north of the Salmon Valley bridge.

Officers learned that a lone 68 year-old woman was northbound in the pickup, when the southbound SUV, operated by a middle aged man, crossed the center line and collided head-on with the pickup truck in the northbound lane.

The male driver of the SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene and the woman was transported to hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Highway 97 North was closed for 7 hours while crews investigated. 

Speed is the suspected cause. The collision remains under investigation

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