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.

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