RCMP are investigating a two-vehicle accident on Commonage Road Monday.

RCMP are investigating a two-vehicle accident on Commonage Road Monday.

Fatal accident in Vernon investigated

Collision on Commonage Road involved GMC pickup, registered in Alberta, and dump truck

The RCMP have confirmed that a two-vehicle collision has led to a fatality.

On Monday at 12:45 p.m., Vernon RCMP were advised of a collision on Commonage Road, one kilometre north of the intersection of Bailey Road.

“On arrival, RCMP investigators determined that a southbound GMC pick-up and a northbound dump-truck collided when the pick-up truck lost control and slid sideways into the dump truck,” said Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

“The driver of the pick-up was pronounced deceased at the scene. The man was the sole occupant of the Alberta registered truck.”

RCMP traffic services, investigators along with the B.C. Coroners Services attended the scene.

“The investigation into the man’s death and the collision is ongoing,” said Moskaluk.”