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Woman killed in head-on crash near McLeese Lake

One person is dead following a head-on crash near McLeese Lake Friday.

The accident occurred just before 1 p.m. near the 10700-block of Highway 97. Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered a woman was deceased and two men were injured.

RCMP North District Traffic Services is investigating and has determined a northbound Ford Expedition crossed the centre line, colliding with a southbound Ford F350. The driver of the Expedition suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to a larger area hospital, while the driver of the F350 suffered serious injuries and was transferred by the BC Emergency Health Service ground ambulance to an area hospital.

The passenger of the F350, a woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.