On Dec. 29, 2017, the driver of a loaded log truck died after a collision with an empty, stationary log truck that had lost traction on a hill, according to the B.C. Forest Safety Council. The incident occurred near Fort St. James, B.C.

A fatality report from the council explains: “After the collision the loaded truck left the road and the load of logs moved forward and partially crushed the cab. As a result, the driver of the loaded truck was fatally injured.”

The road conditions were reported to be icy.

The council notes that this was the tenth harvesting fatality of 2017.

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