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Crashes in Maple Ridge and Mission, theft at a Surrey cemetery and more you need to know

1. Fatal crash at Lougheed Hwy. and 240th St. in Maple Ridge

One person is dead after a car hit a power pole at 240th Street in Maple Ridge on Wednesday, closing Lougheed Highway during the early morning commute, according to reports. See more >

crash on Lougheed

2. Young Langley man badly burned at Stoke’s Pit bonfire party

Celeste Sidor said her brother Roland was at the popular party spot on Friday night, May 5, when someone threw something into the fire, causing an explosion. Warning: These images are graphic in nature. See more >

3. Multi-vehicle collision at Mission gas station

Mission RCMP, Mission Fire Rescue Service and BC Ambulance are all on scene of a multi-vehicle accident at the Petro Canada Station on Lougheed Highway, across from the Walmart. See more >

car accident

4. Numerous bronze vases stolen from Surrey cemetery

Close to 100 bronze vases were swiped from Valley View Memorial Gardens in Newton. See more >

bronze vase

5. Langley restaurant forced to remove horse meat from menu

The Fat Cow and Oyster Bar in Walnut Grove is taking horse meat off the menu, after the restaurant owner’s family and staff received death threats. See more >


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