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Rose Prairie Road reopened after fatal crash Sunday evening

UPDATE: According to Cst. Chad Neustaeter with the Fort St. John RCMP, the collision actually occurred at around 10:15 p.m. A previous version of this article said that the collision happened at around 10:30 p.m.

Cst. Neustaeter confirmed that the driver of the single vehicle involved in the collision was deceased, while the other two occupants were treated at the Fort St. John Hospital for non-life threatening injuries and have since been released. He added that the RCMP continue to investigate, and that speed is believed to have been a factor.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Rose Prairie Road has reopened in both directions after a fatal crash late Sunday evening.

According to Cpl. James Grey with the Fort St. John RCMP, the crash happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. The site of the collision was a roughly 10-minute drive north of the Montney Coulees.

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The crash involved a single vehicle with three occupants, one of whom died in the collision. Their identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

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Cpl. Grey said that the road was closed for nearly eight hours, reopening shortly before 6:00 Monday morning. He said that the heavy rain through the overnight hours prolonged the RCMP’s investigation, but that more information should be released later today.

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This is a developing story, and we’ll have an update once we receive more information.

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