Woman killed in northwest BC accident

An all-terrain vehicle rolled over on a northwestern forest service road

On September 6 at 4pm, emergency services responded to an all-terrain vehicle accident on the Gale Forest Service Road in the Hazelton area.

Two adult females were operating the ATV when it rolled.

The primary operator, a resident of Gitanmaax, suffered fatal injuries.

The passenger of the ATV, a resident of New Hazelton, received serious injuries and is being treated in hospital. The accident is currently under investigation by New Hazelton RCMP.

Names of the involved parties are not being released at this time out of respect for the families, say New Hazelton RCMP.