Identity of elderly man killed in car crash released

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KELOWNA - The B.C. Coroners Service has released the identity of the man killed in a car crash near Peachland earlier this week.

Peter Hudyma, 84, of Oliver, was the driver and only occupant of a car which left the road in the 6400-block of Highway 97C near Peachland at about 5:50 p.m., Tuesday, May 12.

He died at the scene approximately two kilometres east of Brenda Mine.

The Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services are investigating the cause of the crash.

His family has been notified.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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