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Vernon man identified as victim of fatal truck crash near Golden

November 03, 2015 - 10:54 AM

VERNON - The driver of a transport truck who died when rolled his truck off the highway south of Golden last week has been identified as a Vernon man.

Michael Christopher Swanson, 36, was the driver and only occupant of a small commercial transport truck that left the roadway around 6:45 a.m. on Oct. 30, according to the B.C. Coroners Service. The truck went down an embankment and rolled on Highway 95 near Parson, about 35 kilometres south of Golden. Swanson was deceased at the scene.

The coroners service, along with WorkSafe B.C. and RCMP traffic services continue to investigate.

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