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Man dead in Fuller Lake car crash

Cpl. Ken Ferguson, a traffic analyst from Parksville, reconstructs the accident scene at Fuller Lake Road and Trans Canada Highway. - Andrew Leong
Cpl. Ken Ferguson, a traffic analyst from Parksville, reconstructs the accident scene at Fuller Lake Road and Trans Canada Highway.
— image credit: Andrew Leong

An elderly man was killed Thursday at around 10 a.m. while entering the lsland Highway at Fuller Lake Road, police say.

The T-bone crash saw the man’s car hit by a northbound car driven by a middle-age female.

The wreck narrowed the Trans-Canada Highway to one lane in each direction while paramedics and fire crews attended the scene, and cops took measurements, explained Cpl. Craig Blanchard of the North Cowichan/Duncan RMP detachment.

Names of the deceased male and the female — who was taken to Cowichan District Hospital with non-life threatening injuries — have not been released, Blanchard said.

It was also unknown at press time where the two motorists live.

The highway was reopened early Thursday afternoon, Blanchard said.

Check cowichannewsleader.com for updates.

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