Crash Claims Life
Smithers , B.C. – A single vehicle rollover has claimed the life of a young man near Smithers.RCMP, ambulance and Smithers Fire and Rescue responded to a single vehicle roll over incident on Telkwa High Road in Smithers around 3 in the morning on Sunday.
The two occupants, a 19 year old man and woman were ejected from the single cab Ford F150 pickup truck.
The young male, believed to be the driver, was transported to Bulkley Valley Hospital by ambulance, but had succumbed to his injuries. The female passenger was treated for minor injuries and released from hospital.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but alcohol and speed are believed to be contributing factors.
The name of the deceased will not be released at this time pending notification of all family members.