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Highway accident near Merritt claims Richmond man

A 66-year-old Richmond man died following a motor vehicle accident near Merritt on March 21.

According to the B.C. Coroners Service, Lorne Joseph Gallop was the driver and only occupant of a pickup truck which left Highway 5 south of Merritt and rolled into a ditch. He died at the scene. Road and weather conditions  were reported to be poor at the time of the crash, in the early morning hours of March 21.  The B.C. Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate.

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