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Posted: November 18, 2020

Sparwood man killed in Nov. 8 crash

Elk Valley RCMP reports that a 51-year-old Sparwood man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Nov. 8 east of town.

Elk Valley RCMP, Sparwood Fire Department and BC Ambulance Service responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident on Highway 3, east of Sparwood, involving a SUV and semi-tractor/trailer. The driver of the SUV succumbed to his injuries later at the Fernie Hospital.

The driver was the lone occupant of the SUV.

The driver of the semi tractor/trailer received minor injuries however was in the hospital overnight.

“Investigation by the Elk Valley members determined the SUV suddenly crossed the centre line into the path of the oncoming semi tractor/trailer. The driver of the semi-tractor/trailer was unable to avoid the collision,” said A/Cpl. Debra Katerenchuk of Elk Valley RCMP.

Police did not release the name of the deceased.


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