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Fatal crash in Whitehorse

Photo: Yukon RCMP/CKRW file.

RCMP and the Coroner report the lone occupant of a pickup died when his vehicle went off the Alaska Highway early Sunday morning.

A single-vehicle rollover has killed one person in Whitehorse.

RCMP and the Yukon Coroner's Service say a southbound Ford pickup truck left the Alaska Highway and flipped about two kilometres south of the Hamilton Boulevard and Robert Service Way intersection.

The crash happened early Sunday just before 1:15 a.m.

Chief Coroner Heather Jones says 41-year-old Austin Osborne from Whitehorse was found dead on the scene.

Jones says Osborne was the only occupant of the vehicle.

The coroner and police are continuing to investigate.

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