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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Five fatalities result from two separate collisions in Fort St. John

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Yesterday at 2:00 p.m. the Fort St. John RCMP responded to a report of a collision at Mile 83 on the Alaska Highway. When police arrived, it was determined that all the people in both vehicles had already died.

The head-on collision involved two pick-up trucks, with a 22 year old female and male in one of the vehicles.

The other vehicle is from Saskatchewan and involved a 71 year old male and 65 year old female.

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The investigation is ongoing and the cause of the accident has yet to be determined.

Both lanes are now open after nearly 12 hours of being closed.

Meanwhile, the RCMP also responded to a single vehicle incident on Clayhurst Road, approximately a half kilometre from the Cecil Lake Road junction.

The driver, a 29 year old male from Fort. St. John, was the lone occupant of the vehicle and died on the scene.

The cause of this collision is also under investigation.

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