Fort St. John man dies in Dawson Creek accident

The collision happened Friday morning at the intersection of Highway 97 and the Dangerous Goods Route.

Dawson Creek RCMP have just released details about the incident, saying a truck broadsided a car at around 10:30 a.m.

Ralph Waite, an elderly, long-time resident of Fort St. John, was a passenger in the car and passed away in hospital on Sunday.

A memorial tea will be held in his memory at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Charlie Lake Hall.

Police are continuing to investigate the collision and are asking anyone with information to contact Constable Sanderson at 250-784-3700.

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