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Woman killed in head-on crash near Fraser Lake

A woman is dead following a head-on collision Tuesday between a passenger car and a transport truck near Fraser Lake/

Police were called out at about 3:45 p.m. to the scene on Highway 16 near Dry William Lake Road east of Fraser Lake.

Police determined that a head on collision occurred between a westbound transport truck and an eastbound passenger vehicle. The lone occupant of the eastbound vehicle, a woman in her 50s, died at the scene. The driver of the transport truck sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment.

BC Highway Patrol in Vanderhoof has assumed conduct of this investigation with assistance from the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and the BC Coroners’ Service. The cause of the collision is not known at this time, however impairment has been ruled out.

Anyone with information regarding this fatal collision, including any dashboard camera video, is asked to contact BC Highway Patrol in Vanderhoof at 250-567-2222 and quote file BCHP-PG 2021-764.

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