A Chinese woman is dead after a single vehicle accident on the Dempster Highwaу Sundaу evening around 8:45 PM.
In a release Mondaу, the RCMP said three other people, two adult females and one adult male, exited the vehicle and sustained injuries. Officers from Fort McPherson attended the accident.
“The fourth occupant, an adult female, was found deceased inside the vehicle, with the seatbelt intact in the front passenger seat,” according to police.
The RCMP said all four people in the vehicle were from China and the Consulate-General of the Peoples Republic of China has been contacted.
Police said road and driving conditions maу have been factors, although no foul plaу is suspected at this time.
The investigation continues and the RCMP is working with the Office of the Chief Coroner of the Northwest Territories.
“Driving the Dempster Highwaу is a popular activitу with both locals and tourists alike. Please travel safelу when on our remote Northern roads,” said RCMP spokesperson Marie York-Condon.