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Fatal crash closed Trans-Canada near Savona Thursday night

Fatal crash scene cleared

UPDATE: 6:15 a.m.

DriveBC reports the crash scene east of Cache Creek near Savona was cleared as of 10:20 p.m.


UPDATE: 9:50 p.m.

DriveBC estimates the Trans-Canada Highway will reopen near Savona at 11 p.m. Thursday night. 

A two-vehicle crash near Deadman-Vidette Road left one person dead at about 5 p.m. Thursday, closing the highway. 


UPDATE: 8:50 p.m.

The Trans-Canada Highway remains closed Thursday night, following a fatal crash west of Kamloops near Savona. 

The crash, near Deadman-Vidette Road occurred just after 5 p.m.

DriveBC says crews are on scene assessing the crash scene, but there is currently no estimated time of reopening.


ORIGINAL: 6:10 p.m.

One person is dead after a fatal crash on Highway 1 west of Kamloops near Savona.

Emergency crews were called to the two-vehicle crash at 5:08 p.m. at the Deadman Vidette Intersection.

Kamloops RCMP say one occupant was declared deceased at the scene.

“Highway will be closed in both directions for an unknown length of time.” said S/Sgt Edward Preto.

Police are not releasing any additional details at this time.



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