Early this morning a semi truck collided with a snowshed near Revelstoke causing the death of the driver.
At approximately 4:00 a.m., Revelstoke RCMP were dispatched to a single vehicle collision roughly 46 km east of Revelstoke on Highway 1 at the Lanark Snow shed.
Upon arrival, responders found the tractor trailer sideways in the tunnel with heavy damage to the truck. There were two occupants of the truck and the driver died on scene.
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) January 24, 2020
Twitter asks “What’s happening?”
When it comes to #BCHwy1 there is a lot happening in #EmconArea12
Road is CLOSED in both directions east of #Revelstoke due to an MVI and avalanche control until 2 pm.
No detour available. Please read caption below. Check @DriveBC for updates pic.twitter.com/Lqzexy4DVl
— EMCON SELKIRK DIV (@EmconD) January 24, 2020