The name of the fatality resulting from a four vehicle pile up at the Williams Creek Bridge on Highway 37 South Tuesday afternoon has been released.
59-year-old Dave O’Brien lost his life in the crash that also sent three others to hospital with significant injuries.
O’Brien was a long time teacher in the Coast Mountain School District. He was teaching at Skeena Middle School, a position he has held since 1993. He started his teaching career in 1991 at Bear Valley School in Stewart.
The Coast Mountain School District says proper supports will be in place for grieving staff and students.
The investigation into the crash is still underway and so far police have not determined what led to the fatal pileup.