Castlegar teen killed in car crash

Kyra Hoggan
By Kyra Hoggan
July 26th, 2013

Eighteen-year-old Castlegar resident Travis Hurlbert died Wednesday evening after a motor vehicle accident in Edmonton, Alberta.

A 27-year-old man is facing charges in connection with the accident. Derrick O’Connor has been charged with criminal hit and run causing death and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death. Additional charges are pending.

Police indicate both speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the collision (on the part of the 27-year-old driver), which happened just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

Family members have been notified.

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