Police and other emergency services are currently on scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash west of Cranbrook near Moyie.
The crash which was reported at 12:42 p.m. local time involved two vehicles.
Two persons are confirmed deceased; another was taken to East Kootenay Regional Hospital with unknown injuries.
East Kootenay Traffic Services has initiated an investigation and a collision analyst is en route. The investigation is in the early stages and no other details are readily available.
The highway is currently closed and it’s expected to be closed for several hours. Consult www.drivebc.ca for updates.