Fort St John man dies following vehicle collision on Highway 43 near Beaverlodge

BEAVERLODGE, A.B. – A Fort St. John man has died following a vehicle collision on Highway 43 near Beaverlodge….

BEAVERLODGE, A.B. – A Fort St. John man has died following a vehicle collision on Highway 43 near Beaverlodge.

According to Beaverlodge RCMP, at 9:10 a.m. on Friday, October 30, they received a call of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 43 between Beaverlodge and Hythe.

RCMP, fire, and emergency medical services attended the scene.

An investigation has indicated that a pick-up truck was heading northwest on Highway 43 and an SUV was heading southwest on Highway 43 when the SUV lost control, going into the lane of oncoming traffic and colliding with the pick-up truck.

Police say The 50-year-old male driver and lone occupant of the pick-up, from Fort St. John, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The 47-year-old male driver and lone occupant of the SUV from Fort St. John was deceased on scene.

This collision remains under investigation by the Beaverlodge RCMP.

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