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Head-on collision kills 86-year-old

An 86-year-old man is dead after a head-on collision in B.C.'s Interior.

The RCMP say witnesses have indicated a southbound pickup truck lost control on Highway 97 south of Williams Lake and veered into the path of a northbound pickup truck.

The 28-year-old driver of the southbound truck that lost control was treated in hospital and released, while the 86-year-old victim was in the northbound truck.

Police say road conditions were dry with some icy patches at the time.

The name of the victim has not been released.


The Canadian Press

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