Government of British Columbia



Government of British Columbia

August 18, 2014 18:57 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Identifies Motor Vehicle Incident Victim

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 18, 2014) -

For Immediate Release

2014JAG0232-001216

August 18, 2014

Ministry of Justice

BC Coroners Service

INFORMATION BULLETIN

BC Coroners Service identifies motor vehicle incident victim

KELOWNA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after a motor vehicle incident near Craigellachie on Aug. 15, 2014.

He was Kim Alan Edwards, aged 57, who had recently moved from Kamloops to Calgary, Alberta.

Mr. Edwards was the driver and sole occupant of a car heading eastbound on Highway 1 in the early hours of the morning of Aug. 15 when, near Avoca Road in Craigellachie, the car went out of control and rolled, then being struck by a westbound transport truck.

Mr. Edwards was taken by ambulance first to Shuswap General Hospital in Salmon Arm, and then to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. The next day he died of injuries sustained in the crash.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.

The family of Mr. Edwards has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.

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Contact Information

  • Barb McLintock
    Coroner, Strategic Programs
    BC Coroners Service
    250 356-9253