Fatal vehicle accident near the Kiskatinaw Bridge

A motor vehicle accident near the Kiskatinaw Bridge left one man dead on Wednesday.

At around 9:00 A.M., the Dawson Creek RCMP were called to a vehicle rollover on Highway 97N, four kilometres north of the bridge.

Police discovered that a red Dodge Durango was in a ditch. Officers report that the vehicle lost control as it was passing a slower moving vehicle.

The 63 year old driver has been identified as Lynn Volz of Rose Prairie. He was transported to the Fort St. John hospital, and then later airlifted to the Edmonton Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

A funeral will be held on Monday December 14th at 2:00 p.m. at the Charlie Lake Community Church.