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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.

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

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