Ernest Meyn was killed in an accident in Northern B.C. seven years ago when he was transporting a heavy load from Edmonton to Fort St John, and now Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help to identify the person responsible for his death.
The 69-year-old pulled over at the South Taylor Hill brake check to perform a safety inspection. When he was out of his vehicle clearing off snow on a cold March day, another commercial vehicle drove up, and according to witnesses crushed Meyn against his own trailer. The 17-tonne vehicle moved four feet at impact.
The suspect’s vehicle fled the scene and continued north bound on the Alaska highway.
Surveillance photo from a nearby gas station captured the truck, and investigators hope these clues will help crack the cold case.
If you have any information please call police, and if you wish to remain anonymous visit bccrimestoppers.com or call 1-800-222-8477.
© Shaw Media, 2014