Highway One East Closed July 17 2019 After Fatal Accident

After loosing control and colliding with several other vehicles, the driver of a commercial dump truck was ejected from his vehicle and has died on the Trans Canada Highway East of Revelstoke.

The highway is closed in both directions as the police investigate the fatality. There has been heavy rains throughout the day and at the time of the accident.

The accident happened 33 km East of Revelstoke near Canyon Hot Springs, with emergency services responding at approximately 11:30 am.  There is no detour available and the estimated time of re-opening Wed Jul 17 at 5:00 PM PDT.

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