A possible instance of road rage Sunday has left one person dead.
According to Fraser Fort George Traffic Services, two vehicles were travelling eastbound on Upper Fraser Highway, just east of the Willow River townsite shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday, when one of the vehicles failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle entered the ditch and struck a driveway abutment. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene.
Preliminary investigations indicate that a dispute between two individuals escalated into a case of road rage, according to police.
Upper Fraser Highway remained closed for approximately six hours while police investigated the crash.
The second driver remained at the scene and is fully cooperating with the police. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
This file remains under investigation. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident to please contact them at 250-649-4004