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Fatal crash on Highway 97 in Quesnel claims one life…

QUESNEL, BC: One person has died and four others suffered injuries following a serious crash involving four vehicles on Highway 97 and North Star Road in the city…

Police say the crash occurred at approximately 10:30 AM and involved a cube van, an SUV and two other vehicles.

RCMP say a northbound cube van rear-ended the SUV which was stopped for traffic on Highway 97. The impact of the crash pushed the SUV into two other vehicles killing the driver and seriously injuring the passenger in the SUV. Four other people were taken to hospital with various injuries.

Highway 97 in Quesnel was closed for several hours while officers investigated the incident. The highway has since reopened.

North District Traffic Services continues to investigate the collision.

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