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Calgary man dead after weekend collision near Salmon Arm

March 09, 2016 - 5:05 PM

KAMLOOPS - A weekend car crash near Salmon Arm resulted in the death of a young Calgary man.

The collision occurred around 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, March 5 when two vehicles collided on Highway 1. The 24-year-old driver from Calgary, who was driving a Chevrolet Impala, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 51-year-old-man from Salmon Arm, who was driving a Dodge pickup truck, was seriously injured and airlifted to hospital.

The crash shut down Highway 1 for four hours near Salmon Arm and drivers were diverted while investigators were on scene.

Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm is closed in both directions because of a vehicle incident, according to Drive B.C.
Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm is closed in both directions because of a vehicle incident, according to Drive B.C.
Image Credit: Google Maps

To contact a reporter for this story, email Brendan Kergin at bkergin@infonews.ca or call 250-819-6089. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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