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RCMP release more information about double-fatal crash near Kamloops

RCMP are still investigating the fatal crash that claimed the life of two people today, Dec. 17, 2016.
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December 19, 2016 - 9:09 AM


KAMLOOPS - RCMP continue to investigate the collision that claimed two lives near Kamloops on Saturday morning.

RCMP say the crash happened at about 11 a.m. Dec. 17. Police say in a news release a westbound Ford pickup truck with two occupants crossed over the centre line on a two lane section of the Trans Canada highway near the New Gold mine hitting an eastbound Nissan Rogue.

The two Lytton area residents in the Nissan were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say their ages and identity are not being released yet. The man and woman in the pickup truck are from Prince George and were taken to Royal Inland Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

RCMP are still trying to determine the cause of the crash, but say weather and road conditions were good at the time. Snow began falling while emergency personnel arrived.

If you were a witness to the crash and have not spoken with police, you're asked to contact Cst. Mark Blacklock with the Central Interior Traffic Services unit in Kamloops at 250-828-3159.

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