After a logging truck accident north of Quesnel, one man is dead.
Around 11 a.m. Tuesday RCMP and emergency personnel responded to a collision north of the Cottonwood River bridge on Highway 97.
A grey Silverado was exiting a roadside pullout, attempting to turn south towards Quesnel when it was struck by a loaded northbound Kenworth logging truck.
Damage to both vehicles was extensive and the debris, including a large number of logs, covered portions of the highway.
The highway was closed for approximately six hours.
The deceased, a 73-year-old male from Saskatchewan, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The driver of the logging sustained minor injuries.
Names are not being released.