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Clearwater man who died in Highway 5 crash identified

A collision between a semi and a car near McLure on Highway 5, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
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January 22, 2016 - 12:15 PM

KAMLOOPS - The B.C. Coroners Service has identified the man who died after his vehicle collided with a semi on Highway 5 last weekend.

He was Antonino George (Tony) Cuthbert, 48, of Clearwater.

The collision occurred 48 kilometres north of Kamloops, near McLure around 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17. Investigators said Cuthbert lost control of his Chevrolet Lumina on a slushy section of the road and crossed the centre line before colliding with a tractor trailer.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

RCMP and the B.C. Coroners Service continue to investigate the death.

The location of the crash, south of Barriere, B.C.
The location of the crash, south of Barriere, B.C.
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To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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