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One dead following single vehicle crash near Purden Lake

One person is dead following a single vehicle crash near Purden Lake Sunday.

North District Traffic Services responded to the scene on Highway 16 East approximately 15 kilometres east of Purden Lake at about 4:20 p.m.

A five-ton truck was westbound when it slowly drove off the road way and overturned on an embankment. The passenger in the vehicle suffered severe head trauma as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing however police do not believe speed or alcohol to be a factor in this crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to call the North District Traffic Services at 250 649-4004.


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