One passenger dead after single-vehicle crash north of Quesnel

The crash occured on Highway 97 near Cinema, B.C.

Quesnel RCMP were called to a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday morning at 2:23 a.m. on Highway 97 near Cinema, B.C., south of Hixon.

A southbound red Fiat went off the road and one passenger, a 27-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and two other passengers were transported to hospital with injuries described as “non-life-threatening”.

RCMP and North District Traffic Services closed the highway for several hours following the incident. It is now open to single-lane traffic and RCMP said in a release the highway is expected to reopen fully in the next few hours.

The RCMP has not released any names, and are investigating the cause of the crash. Witnesses are asked to call North District Traffic Services at 250-649-4004.

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