Valemount RCMP are investigating a fatal crash involving a commercial tractor trailer on Highway 5, about 22 km north of Blue River.

Police were called to the scene on November 16 at 1:40 pm and found the tractor trailer at the bottom of a 50 foot embankment. The driver was found dead at the scene, and was the only occupant of the truck.

RCMP along with Work Safe BC, BC Coroner Service, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure continue to investigate.

The name of the driver is not being released at this time as efforts are being made to notify next of kin.