Quesnel: A man was killed in a collision between a commercial Ford F-150 pickup truck and a Dodge Ram pickup truck on Highway 97 near Lansdowne Road in Quesnel. 

BC Highway Petrol (BCHP) said officers responded to Quesnel RCMP and BCHP, Williams Lake, responded to a report of a fatal collision on June 14 at approximately 1:40pm. 

BCHP said one male driver was killed and a female passenger was transported to hospital with injuries.  

The occupants of the Ford pickup were uninjured, BCHP added.      

“The cause of the incident is still under investigation, but it appears at this time that a mechanical failure may have contributed to the collision,” BCHP said in a statement.  

BCHP, Quesnel, has been investigating with engagement from Worksafe BC, Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement, and BCHP Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Services. 

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