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Semi-truck driver killed in accident identified

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March 14, 2013 - 10:45 AM

A semi-truck driver who's body was recovered from Shuswap Lake near Chase last week has been identified.

Thirty-year-old Gurminder Singh Manhas from Grand Prairie, Alta., lost control on a tight curve traveling on Highway 1 east of Chase before the vehicle submerged into the lake.

While no one immediately witnessed the event, it was reported the following morning.

Manhas body was recovered from the lake in the afternoon following the search of an RCMP dive team.

The B.C. Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate his death.

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