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A 45-year old man is dead following a collision on Highway 3 New Year’s Eve.

The man was struck by a northbound tractor trailer after exiting his southbound vehicle. 

Behchoko RCMP received a call for service at around 5 p.m. and attended the scene at approximately kilometre 272, they advised in a news release. 

The highway was closed for a period of time as the NT RCMP Forensic Identification Service attended to assist with the investigation.  

The RCMP are working with the Department of Infrastructure on their commercial vehicle investigation and the NWT Coroner Service with their investigation.  

RCMP have not laid any charges at this time and extends its condolences to the family of the deceased.   

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Natalie Pressman

Reporting courts and cops and general news, Natalie started with NNSL Media in 2020. Before moving to Yellowknife, Natalie worked as a community radio trainer in Iskatewizaagegan #39 Independent First...

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