Woman Killed in Early Morning Pickup Truck Crash Near Topley

Kathy Brookes
08/08/2019

One person has died and another is injured after a highway crash just west of Topley early this morning.

RCMP say an orange Dodge pickup truck was travelling west -- on a trip from the Lower Mainland to Prince Rupert -- when it left Highway 16 and crashed, killing a female occupant and injuring a male occupant.

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Police responded to the crash around 4 am and they're looking for witnesses who may have seen the truck between Vanderhoof and Topley between 2 and 4 o'clock this morning.

Houston RCMP, traffic and collision reconstruction officers and the coroner's service are all involved in investigating the fatal crash.

Anyone with information is being asked to call the Houston RCMP.

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