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Highway 99 reopens following fatal crash

One person has died as a result of three vehicle incident

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One person has died following a three-vehicle crash on Highway 99 early Sunday afternoon, Dec. 2.

Squamish RCMP received a report of the multi-vehicle crash near Black Tusk on Highway 99 around noon, according to a release. Upon arriving on scene, RCMP determined one person to be deceased.

The collision occurred at approximately 11:50 a.m. near Chance Creek Forest Service Road, said Squamish RCMP in a news release on Monday, Dec. 3. "Upon arrival it was determined that a northbound Subaru with a lone female driver crossed the centre line and collided with two southbound vehicles," read the release. "The driver of the Subaru was deceased at the scene and the occupants in the other vehicles received minor, non-life-threatening injuries. Road and weather conditions at the time were reported as 'good.' The cause of this crash remains under investigation by Sea to Sky Traffic Services and no further information is available at this time."

The highway reopened to single lane alternating traffic just before 2 p.m., following the major incident that occurred about 10 kilometres south of Whistler, between Alice Lake Rd. and Daisy Lake Rd. The highway fully reopened around 10 p.m.

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