Young Woman Run Over by Semi Trailer Truck

Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 13:14



The RCMP is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision early yesterday near Weyakwin, which claimed the life of a 19-year-old woman.


The accident took place at about 4 o’clock yesterday morning on the Weyakwin River Bridge, just north of Weyakwin.


The RCMP says the victim was with friends at the time, but was alone on the bridge in the driving lane of the road when she was struck by a southbound semi trailer hauling logs.


The victim died instantly.


The semi driver stopped and police were called to the scene.


The victim’s name won’t be released until all next of kin are notified.