Cache Creek man killed when cab hits rock face

B.C. Coroners ServiceNEWS — The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died in a motor vehicle incident in Ashcroft on Tuesday.

He was Donald George Alford, aged 63, of Cache Creek.

Alford was the driver and sole occupant of a taxicab that left the travelled portion of the roadway and hit a rock face in the 900 block of Highway 97C in Ashcroft at about 5:30 p.m. on March 17. He was deceased at the scene.

The B.C. Coroners Service, WorkSafeBC and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate the death.

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