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One dead in crash with semi on Trans-Canada Highway near Golden

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November 10, 2020 - 3:07 PM

A semi truck jackknifed into oncoming traffic on Highway 1 west of Golden today, hitting a car and killing a passenger in the vehicle.

RCMP say the crash happened at around 10:50 a.m. today, Nov. 10, on the Trans-Canada Highway near Donald, according to an RCMP media release.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

The highway is currently closed in both directions as police investigate.

RCMP say the cause of the crash is not known yet and as the investigation is in the early stages, details about the collision are limited.

Anyone with information regarding this crash, including any dashboard camera video, is asked to call Trans Canada East Traffic Services in Golden at 250-344-2221.

For the latest on the highway closure go to the Drive B.C. website here.


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