A 15 year old girl has died as a result of a collision at Highway 16 and Vance Road. Emergency crews were called out at 12:30pm to the scene of a two-vehicle collision. Once on scene, officers found a small SUV and a pick-up truck with a loaded trailer had collided. The two occupants of the SUV and the lone occupant of the pick-up were taken to University Hospital of Northern BC for treatment.
At approximately 6:00pm, the 15 year-old female passenger of the SUV passed away as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. The 17 year-old driver of the SUV and the adult male driver of the pick-up truck were treated for non-life threatening injuries. The highway was closed to traffic until late this evening while investigators gathered evidence. Police are continuing to look for witnesses. If you have information regarding the crash, contact the RCMP detachment at 250-561-3300.