Woman dead after head-on crash on Alaska Highway

A 37-year-old woman is dead after a head-on collision between a sedan and logging truck on the Alaska Highway Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the scene roughly 15 kilometres north of Fort St. John near Charlie Lake shortly before 1 p.m. on Aug. 21, according to Fort St. John RCMP officials.

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The woman was travelling northbound when her sedan crashed with a southbound logging truck, closing the highway for several hours. The cause is still under investigation, and the highway was reopened around 6:30 p.m.

The woman, the lone occupant in the car, was from Kamloops and her family has been notified, officials say. Her identity was not released.

The driver of the logging truck was shaken but not injured, and was attended to by paramedics at the scene.

Collision analysts continue to investigate.

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

 

 

 

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