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Grande Prairie man dead in serious crash on AH…

DAWSON CREEK, BC: A Grande Prairie man is dead following a serious crash on the South Taylor Hill Sunday afternoon…

Police say at approximately 4:45 PM, emergency crews responded to the crash at the top of the South Taylor Hill.

A Western Star commercial vehicle was southbound on Alaska Highway when a GMC pickup truck, travelling north, crossed the center line and into the path of the semi. The driver of the pickup, a 19 year-old man from Grande Prairie was pronounced dead at the scene.

The RCMP and BC Coroners are investigating, however, it is suspected that distracted driving may have played a role in this crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash and have not yet spoken to the police, are asked to contact the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250-784-3700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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