Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

August 18, 2015 12:21 ET

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

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 18, 2015) -

For Immediate Release Ministry of Justice
2015JAG0203-001318 BC Coroners Service
Aug. 18, 2015

BC Coroners Service identifies motor vehicle incident victim

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after a motor vehicle incident near Merritt on Aug. 14, 2015.

He is Daniel Thomas Semeniuk, aged 25, of Red Deer, Alberta.

Mr. Semeniuk was the driver and sole occupant of a car that left the roadway and rolled while heading westbound on Highway 97C about three kilometres east of Merritt at about 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 14. Mr. Semeniuk was deceased at the scene.

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

Mr. Semeniuk's family 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

  • Media Contact:
    Larry Marzinzik
    Regional Coroner, Interior Region
    BC Coroners Service
    250 861-7429