Witnesses to fatal Highway 97 crash near Summerland sought by RCMP - InfoNews

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Witnesses to fatal Highway 97 crash near Summerland sought by RCMP

FILE - RCMP.
January 20, 2020 - 10:27 AM

Witnesses to a fatal crash that happened on Highway 97 near Summerland last week are being asked to come forward and speak to the RCMP. 

"The collision involved a southbound 2005 blue Honda Civic with two occupants (that) lost control, entered the northbound lanes where it then collided with a northbound transport truck," Cpl. Mike Halskov said in a press release. 

"The collision killed the passenger in the blue Honda."

Police are seeking witnesses to any pre-collision driving of the blue Honda Civic as it travelled south on Highway 97 between Peachland and Summerland the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 16.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to contact South Okanagan Traffic Services in Keremeos at 250-499-2250.


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