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Serious crash claims one life in the South Peace region…

DAWSON CREEK, BC: A serious crash earlier this afternoon in the Dawson Creek region has claimed the life of a man…

Police say on April 4, 2022 at approximately 1:25 PM, Emergency Services responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 2 near Toms Lake, BC, approximately 13 km south of Pouce Coupe.

Early investigation has determined that a southbound black Ford Escape entered the oncoming lane and collided with a northbound grader. The driver of the Ford, a man believed to be in his twenties, was killed in the collision. The passenger, a woman in her twenties, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

BC Highway Patrol Dawson Creek has conduct of the investigation with assistance from the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and the BC Coroners’ Service. The cause of the crash is under investigation, however road and weather conditions do not appear to have been a factor.

Anyone with information regarding this crash, including any dashboard camera video, is asked to contact BC Highway Patrol in Dawson Creek at 250-784-3700.

No further details are available and updates are not anticipated.

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