Fatal head-on collision on Hwy 3A Sunday

A 31-year-old Nelson woman has died after a head-on collision Sunday near Beasley

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Nelson RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a fatal head on crash involving two vehicles on Highway 3A near Beasley on Sunday, Sept. 15 at approximately 3:30 p.m.

West Kootenay Traffic Services released details of the investigation, stating a 1989 Jeep Cherokee with one occupant crossed the centre line and struck a 1990 Toyota with two occupants.

The driver of the Toyota, a 31-year-old female from the Nelson area died from the crash. Her female passenger was transported to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The Jeep driver, a 39-year-old Nelson male, was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing and while many witness have come forward, RCMP is asking anyone else who may have seen the crash or prior actions of these vehicles to contact them.

Next of kin have been notified and alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in this incident.

 

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