17.4 C
Fort St. John
Saturday, August 24, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Home News Fort Nelson crash victim identified

Fort Nelson crash victim identified

The Fort Nelson RCMP have released the name of the man whose vehicle collided with a CN train along the Alaska Highway.

Francis Vervalcke’s pickup hit the train just after 1 a.m. Thursday.

The crash between the 61 year-old’s truck and the train occurred at a marked railway crossing about 10 km south of Fort Nelson.

Police say they believe the crossing lights were working at the time of the crash but are still investigating the reason for the accident.

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Local Events

Must Read

BC Hydro seeks approval for first rate decrease in decades: Ministry

VICTORIA, B.C. - The B.C. Government says BC Hydro customers could see their bills go down for the first time in decades as part...