Coroner identifies Kamloops woman who died in bizarre motorhome crash

A motorhome, similar to the one pictured, was involved in a fatal crash on Highway 3 near Princeton, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. A 70-year-old Kamloops woman was killed.
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PRINCETON – A 70-year-old Kamloops woman died when she was thrown from the motorhome she was a passenger in Thursday afternoon near Princeton.

Pamela Beryle Bloxom was pronounced dead at the scene after she was ejected from the vehicle.

RCMP say the crash happened at about 3:30 p.m., about 25 kilometres east of Princeton.

The 72-year-old driver of a 2005 Alpha motorhome left the road and went into the ditch, according to police. He managed to get the rig back onto the highway and stop the vehicle.

The driver was taken to Princeton hospital, treated for minor injuries and released.

RCMP investigators and the B.C. Coroners Service continue to investigate Bloxom's death. Cause of the crash is still under investigation. It’s not clear if the passenger was wearing a seatbelt.

Anyone who witnessed the incident are asked to contact South Okanagan Traffic Services at 250-499-2250.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at marcher@infonews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


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