UPDATE: Fatality confirmed on Highway 1 west of Field, prompting closure

Highway 1 reopened last night around 7:30 p.m. following a fatal collision, which prompted it to close for approximately five hours.

Yesterday, August 2, an assessment was in progress. According to the Golden-Field RCMP, who were at the accident scene, one female is reported deceased.

A collision reconstructionist assisted with the investigation to determine the cause of the collision. No further details are available at this time.

When planning on travelling, visit www.drivebc.ca for details on highway deays and closures.

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