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Fatal crash south of PG claims one life…

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: A fatal accident Friday morning has claimed the life of one person and sent another to hospital in serious condition…

Police say at 7:15 AM, Prince George RCMP and North District Traffic Services were called to a two vehicle crash on Highway 97 approximately 20 kilometers south of the city.

The crash involved a car and a pickup truck on Highway 97 at Damms Road. The highway was closed for hours while RCMP conducted an investigation into the cause.

Prince George and rural areas had heavy rain turn to snow during the overnight and temperatures dropped down to minus 8 in rural areas causing black ice to form under the snow.

The highway reopened to full traffic at 5 PM this afternoon. The actual cause hasn’t been released at this time.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash, and have not yet spoken with police is asked to call the North District Traffic Services at 250 649-4004

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