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Fatal crash west of Quesnel claims one life…

QUESNEL, BC: One person has died and another taken to hospital following a serious single vehicle crash Thursday morning…

Police say at approximately at 8:10 AM, Quesnel RCMP responded to a report of a crash on the Nazko Highway (Highway 59) approximately 40 kilometers west of Quesnel.

A Chevrolet Motorhome was travelling on the highway, lost control and left the travelled portion of the road.

Upon arrival at the scene, police and emergency service personnel found one man deceased and another person taken to hospital in serious condition.

As a result of the crash, the highway was closed in both directions but is now open to single alternating traffic. The Collision Reconstructionist from Prince George has been called to assist in this investigation.

While the RCMP work to determine the causal factors in this crash, road conditions were reported to be slippery at the time.

Names of the people involved are not being released at this time. Police are asking that if anyone who may have witnessed, and have not yet spoken to the police to call Quesnel RCMP at 250 992 9211 or Crime Stoppers at
1 800 222-8477.

Written and released by North District RCMP with edits by PJXM News. 

Correction: The headline has been corrected to say West of instead of East of.

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