Osoyoos crash victims ID'd

Three Osoyoos residents are dead following a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday north of the community.
Image Credit: RCMP

OSOYOOS - The identities of three victims in Tuesday's crash near Osoyoos were released today.

Judy Jackson, 63, Bernard Lee, 78 and Diane Lee, 60—all from Osoyoos—died in the two vehicle crash.

Shortly before 2 p.m. a 1994 Chrysler Caravan on Highway 97 about 3.5 kilometres outside town crossed the centre line and collided head on with a 2013 Hyundai Sante Fe. Jackson was in the Caravan. Bernard and Diane Lee were in the Hyundai. Diane was killed and Bernard was critically injured and transported to the South Okanagan General Hospital where he later died.

RCMP Cpl. Bryce Petersen said alcohol and speed were not factors in the collision. The B.C. Coroner's Service is now investigating.

To contact a reporter for this story, to send photos or videos, email Shannon Quesnel at squesnel@infotelnews.ca, call 250-488-3065 or tweet @shannonquesnel1

— This story was edited at 12:05 p.m., Aug. 07, 2013 to include names of victims


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