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Man killed by dump truck

A Fernie man is dead after crashing into a dump truck near Teck’s Elkview coal mine in Sparwood Sunday.

Elk Valley RCMP were called to the two-vehicle crash around 10:30 a.m.

“Upon arrival, police learned that a pick up truck had collided with a fully loaded dump truck,” said Sgt. Janelle Shoihet in a news release. “The driver of the pick up, a 38-year-old Fernie man, was critically injured and ‎did not survive.”

The driver of the dump truck was not injured. It’s not yet clear what led to the crash.

Police and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate.



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