Fatal logging truck accident near Chetwynd

In the late afternoon of Thursday November 7, 2013, the Chetwynd RCMP were called to the scene where a logging truck had rolled off the roadway and into a river, killing the driver.

The driver of the truck was pinned under the cab in the water and was unable to be saved.  The logging company and Chetwynd RCMP worked through the night and remained on scene.

Large equipment is being brought in to remove the logs and truck in order for members to recover the driver from the water.

The name of the driver is being with held at this time pending notification of next of kin.

The BC Coroner’s Service and WorkSafe BC continue to work with the Chetwynd RCMP as the investigation into the crash continues.