One dead following crash on Highway 97 near Monte Creek, B.C.

A fatal vehicle incident occurred near Monte Creek Tuesday morning. Facebook

BC Highway Patrol confirmed Tuesday evening that one person has died following a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 97 around the Monte Creek area, near Kamloops.

DriveBC closed the highway Tuesday morning around 11:30 a.m. due to the crash and later re-opened it around 7:30 p.m.

The incident involved two vehicles, a semi-truck, and a car, BC Highway Patrol says the truck rolled onto the vehicle.

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A spokesperson for BC Highway Patrol told Global News that the BC Coroners Service, Collision Analyst Service, and emergency crews were called to the scene.

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One person has been confirmed dead and any other injuries have yet to be determined.

The investigation is ongoing.

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