One person is dead as a result of a crash in Coquitlam.
RCMP said officers responded to a single-car crash on Lougheed Highway near Alderson Avenue around 1 a.m. on Monday.
A severely damaged car had hit a traffic pole and was engulfed in fire.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. It’s believed speed was a contributing factor in the crash.
Westbound traffic on Lougheed between Blue Mountain and Alderson was closed.