Logging Truck Driver Dies near Smithers

Kathy Brookes

A logging truck driver has died in a crash north of Smithers.

RCMP say the driver was alone in the truck when it rolled over while navigating a curve on the 5000 Road about 100 kilometres north of Smithers last Friday around noon. 

Police say the driver died at the scene.

RCMP say initial investigations indicate the truck navigated the curve, however the loaded trailer continued sliding into the corner and went down the embankment, pulling the cab of the truck over. 

The name of the deceased driver has not been released.

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