(Alison Linden/Special to the Langley Advance)

Senior killed in Langley highway crash

The victim struck heavy equipment by the side of the road.

A 73-year-old Surrey man has died after a Sunday night crash on the Trans Canada Highway in Langley.

The driver was heading west in a Toyota Echo around the 24800 block of the highway just before 10 a.m., said Cpl. Holly Largy, spokepserson for the Langley RCMP.

An investigation over the weekend suggests he tried to pull off the highway into a pullout area, and collided with heavy machinery that was already parked there.

The driver was the lone occupant of the Toyota.

Langley RCMP Traffic Services and the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) are working on the investigation. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

Largy said the victim’s family has been notified.

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