Vernon man identified in fatal motor vehicle accident

Ewen McDonald was driving a pickup truck that collided with a semi near Blue River Jan. 23

A Vernon man has been identified as the victim of a motor vehicle accident in the North Thompson.

Ewen Craig McDonald, 53, was the driver of a southbound pickup truck which collided  with a loaded semi-truck and trailer unit on Highway 5 about 18  kilometres north of Blue River at Bone Creek Jan. 23.

McDonald died at the scene.

According to the B.C. Coroners Service, road conditions were  noted to be poor with heavy slush at the time of the crash.

The B.C. Coroners Service and the RCMP continue to investigate the accident.