Fatal crash near Clinton claims one life

CLINTON - One person is dead and several others injured after a vehicle crossed the centre line and collided with two other vehicles just before noon today.

The crash happened around 11:50 a.m., April 21, about one kilometre north of Clinton on Highway 97.

RCMP says a vehicle crossed the centre line and collided with two other vehicles. One of the drivers, a 65-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene and three others were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Two others were treated and released at the scene.

It is not known why the vehicle crossed over the line at this time and the crash is still under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash but has not yet spoken with officers is asked to contact Clinton RCMP at 250-459-2221.


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