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Two dead in Trans Canada crash near Revelstoke

The view of the traffic jam caused by the three vehicle crash on the Trans Canada near Revelstoke, Saturday, Dec. 27,2014.
Image Credit: Twitter/Roger Mansfield
December 28, 2014 - 12:53 PM

KAMLOOPS – A crash on the Trans Canada near Three Valley Gap has claimed the lives of two people.

A westbound tractor-trailer and an eastbound car collided between Revelstoke and Craigellachie around 1 p.m. Saturday, according a Revelstoke Times Review report. The people in the car were killed.

The highway was closed for over nine hours as a RCMP traffic analyst investigated, and the wreckage was cleared from the road. The route reopened at about 9:30 p.m.

People heading east were kept in Sicamous, while those trying to drive west were kept in Revelstoke.

RCMP have not released any information about the victims of the crash.

Both police and the B.C. Coroners Service are investigating.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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