Highway crash victim identified as Andre Genest

The BC Coroners Service has released the name of the man who died last Sunday after his truck rolled on the Trans-Canada Highway near Crofton.

He has been identified as 29-year-old Andre Rene Genest of Ladysmith.

Genest was alone driving his 2008 Ford F150 pickup south on Highway 1 when it left the highway and rolled about 800 metres south of Mt. Sicker Road. Genest was pronounced dead at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate the crash.

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