Big Island Lake Residents Involved In Fatal Crash

Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 14:34



A weekend crash involving several members of the Big Island Lake Cree Nation claimed the life of an 89-year-old man from Pierceland.


The victim has been identified as Frank Lavaillant.


He was the driver and lone occupant of southbound car that collided head-on with a northbound pick-up truck early Saturday evening just north of Pierceland.


Four people from Big Island Lake in the pickup were taken to hospital with undetermined injuries, including the 20-year-old male driver.


The cause of the crash remains under investigation.