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Transport truck rolls on Highway 97 near Clinton killing driver

November 25, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Police are looking for witnesses to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 97 near Clinton today that left one man dead.

Cpl. Mike Halskov said in a media release that at approximately 9:35 a.m. today, Nov. 25, the northbound transport truck left the highway, rolled and killed the driver – a man from the area in his 40s. The cause of the accident is not yet known.

Halskov said the cause of the collision is under investigation by the Clinton RCMP with assistance from Central Interior Traffic Services and the B.C. Coroners Service.

"At this time, there is no evidence to suggest any criminality as a causal factor," Halskov said in the release. "Road and weather conditions were good at the time of the collision."

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Clinton RCMP at 250-459-2221 or Central Interior Traffic Services in Ashcroft at 250-453-2654.

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