North District RCMP say one person is dead and another is in critical condition after an early morning crash south of Prince George.
Police say the crash between a pickup and a car happened approximately 20 kilometres south of the city shortly after 7:00 a.m.
Investigators say they don’t know the cause yet, but the roads were covered in ice and packed snow at the time of the collision.
The highway remains closed, but RCMP say there is a detour in place for light traffic
Any witnessed to the crash who have not already spoken with police, should contact North District Traffic Services at 250 649-4004