Fatal Collision Near Fort St. James

3/7/2018

A 44 year old man from Merritt has died, following a two vehicle crash north of Fort St James this morning.

Just after 6am RCMP responded to a crash on 100 Forest Service Road.

A loaded logging truck slipped off the road and down a 15-foot embankment. The logs shifted into the front of the truck, trapping and killing the driver.

The investigation is ongoing and police are continuing to determine the causal factors in the crash.