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Whitehorse man dies in single-vehicle crash on Highway 16 at Foam Lake, Sask.

A single-vehicle crash on Highway 16 at Foam Lake, Sask. on Friday has claimed the life of a Whitehorse, Yukon man. File / Global News

A man from Whitehorse, Yukon is dead after being involved in a single-vehicle collision on Highway 16 at Foam Lake, Sask. on Aug. 6.

Wynyard and Foam Lake RCMP were called to the scene at about 3:45 p.m. on Friday.

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Investigators learned the vehicle was travelling westbound when it left the highway and entered a nearby creek.

There were two people inside the vehicle, RCMP says. The driver was declared dead at the scene. The passenger received minor injuries.

The man’s family has been notified.

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Traffic on Highway 16 was restricted during the preliminary investigation but has since reopened.

Wynyard RCMP and an RCMP traffic reconstructionist continue their investigation.

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