Early morning crash south of Kamloops claims life

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KAMLOOPS - An early morning crash on Highway 5A has claimed the life of one person after a transport truck went off the road south of Kamloops today.

A southbound transport truck loaded with lumber went off the road and down a steep embankment near Cardu Hill on Highway 5A around 3:15 a.m., today, April 26, RCMP say in a release.

One person died in the crash, Sgt. Mike Pears says in the release.

The cause of the collision is currently unknown. A collision reconstructionist is on scene and the investigation is ongoing.

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