Man ejected, killed in car crash near Wonowon

A 32-year-old man was killed in car crash near Wonowon Sunday night.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene of the single vehicle rollover three kilometres off the Alaska Highway on the 109 Road around 8 p.m., Fort St. John RCMP say in a news release.

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The crash involved a red 2007 Volkswagen Golf and two passengers. Police believe the man was ejected at the time of the crash and was declared dead at the scene. His family has been notified.

A 41-year-old woman who was driving the car was taken to hospital in Fort St. John and later released.

"The Fort St John RCMP implore all drivers and passengers to properly wear their seatbelts as seatbelts really do save lives," Cst. Chad Neustaeter wrote in the release.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor and the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at the detachment at 250-787-8100, or through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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