One person is dead after a crash between a tractor trailer and a pickup north of Dawson Creek.
RCMP say the crash happened at 4:30 Wednesday morning along the Alaska Highway near the 228 road.
The driver of the pickup, who has not been identified, was killed in the collision while the transport truck driver was treated for minor injuries.
Mounties say the cause of the crash is not known.
Investigators have shut down Highway 97 in both directions while police and the coroner examine the scene.
The highway may be closed until sometime Wednesday afternoon.