Highway 97- Lac la Hache Update
Lac la Hache, B.C.- Highway 97 is now open to single lane alternating traffic about 15 kms north of Lac la Hache.The highway had been closed since 11:30 last night, when a southbound pick up truck and northbound tractor trailer unit collided.
Rescue crews were able to extract a female passenger from the pick up truck. She was taken to Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The male
driver of the pick up was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer unit was not injured.
The identity of the deceased driver is being withheld until the next of kin have been notified.