January 29, 2016 - 5:08 PM
KELOWNA – A 30-year-old Kelowna woman was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 33 in Joe Rich this morning.
RCMP say at about 9:30 a.m., Jan. 29, an eastbound Pontiac sedan lost control and travelled into the oncoming lane at Cardinal Creek, hitting a westbound Dodge pickup and sending it into the ditch.
The driver, and only one in the sedan, was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.
A 24-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, both from the Lower Mainland, in the pickup were taken to Kelowna General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Highway 33 was closed for over two hours as emergency crews worked and a RCMP traffic analyst investigated.
No word yet from investigators on what caused the driver of the Pontiac to cross the centre line.
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Approximate location of vehicle incident which has closed Highway 33 at Cardinal Creek Road south of Kelowna.
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— This story was updated at 5:08 p.m., Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 to include information from the RCMP.
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