Woman killed in weekend collision from Winlaw

Katherine Claire Hiles of Winlaw died in a head on collision on Highway 3A, near Beasley, on Sunday.

BC Coronors Service has identified the woman who died in a head on collision on Highway 3A, near Beasley, on Sunday.

She was Katherine Claire Hiles, 31, of Winlaw.

Hiles and her female passenger, who survived the incident, were travelling in a car when a Nelson man in a Jeep crossed the centre line and crashed into their vehicle. Hiles was transported by ambulance to Kootenay Lake Hospital, but could not be resuscitated.

Her passenger and the man in the Jeep were also required medical care, through their injuries were not life threatening.

The crash occurred on Highway 3A, by the intersection of Curtis Road near the Beasley fire hall, on September 15 around 3 p.m.

The family of Hiles has been notified of her death. The Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate the incident.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Indoor pools in RDCK to reopen Oct. 13

Pools have been closed by the pandemic since March 16

Books for Kids fundraiser celebrates 10 years

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy’s annual campaign is in partnership with Black Press

Pandemic a growing, learning experience for young Argenta musician

Tenise Marie will perform Oct. 3 at the Capitol Theatre

Trial of RCMP officer begins in Nelson’s Capitol Theatre

Jason Tait is charged with manslaughter after an incident in 2015

105 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death as health officials urge B.C. to remember safety protocols

There are currently 1268 active cases, with 3,337 people under public health monitoring

U.S. Presidential Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute

Here are key takeaways from the first of three scheduled presidential debates before Election Day on Nov. 3

B.C. nurses report rise in depression, anxiety, exhaustion due to pandemic

A new UBC study looks into how the COVID-19 response has impacted frontline nurses

National child-care plan could help Canada rebound from COVID-induced economic crisis: prof

A $2 billion investment this year could help parents during second wave of pandemic

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Search suspended for Indigenous elder last seen mushroom picking in northwest B.C.

Mushroom picker Thomas (Tommy) Dennis has been missing since Sept. 16

16 MLAs retiring from B.C. politics add up to $20M in pensions: Taxpayers Federation

Taxpayers pay $4 for every dollar MLAs contribute to their pensions

‘Bonnie’ and ‘Henry’ among latest litter of service dog puppies

B.C. Alberta Guide Dogs names two pups after provincial health officer

Most Read