September 09, 2015 - 1:21 PM
MERRITT - A 32-year-old man from Surrey died when the vehicle he was in hit a rock bluff near Merritt last week.
Jesse Dan Dietz was a passenger in a pickup truck that left the roadway and hit a rock bluff on Highway 5 near Merritt around 8 a.m. on Aug. 31, according to the B.C. Coroners Service.
Dietz was rushed to Nicola Valley General Hospital but succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving.
The coroners service and RCMP continue to investigate.
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