Fatal crash update

Two people are dead following fatal head on collision

Around 9 a.m. on Nov. 28, 100 Mile House RCMP and Cariboo Regional Traffic Services responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle incident on Highway 97 some five kilometres south of Lac la Hache.

A north-bound GMC pick-up truck crossed into the path of a south-bound Kia Soul resulting in the deaths of both drivers – a 55-year-old man and a 48-year-old man.

There were on other occupants in either vehicle. Names of both victims are not being released at this time.

The investigation is ongoing, and although all causal factors are not yet fully known, police say that at the time of the crash the highway was slippery with snow and ice covered sections.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash or have information regarding this is asked to call the 100 Mile House RCMP Detachment at 250-395-2456.