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Hway 6 fatal crash: RCMP were looking for drunk driver

More details are coming to light about that fatal single vehicle crash on Highway 6 late Monday.

West Kootenay Traffic Services Sergeant John Ferguson says they received a call about an impaired driver in the Crescent Valley area but patrols failed to locate the vehicle.

Ferguson says later they responded to a report of a white dodge pick up that rolled off the highway and police arrived to find a 28 year old local man had been killed.

Ferguson adds another contributing factor is the man was not wearing a seat belt.

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In another motoring fatal a Grand Forks man is dead after a multi vehicle accident south of Revelstoke.

Last Friday, 33 year old Mark Douglas Dickson and a friend were riding their motorcycles southbound on a Forestry road when Dickson hit a northbound truck.

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