Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

February 19, 2016 17:10 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Identifies Victim of Skiing Accident

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 19, 2016) -

For Immediate Release
2016PSSG0043-000253
Feb. 19, 2016

Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
BC Coroners Service

INFORMATION BULLETIN

BC Coroners Service identifies victim of skiing accident

KELOWNA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman who died after a skiing incident at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort near Golden on Feb. 9, 2016.

She is Anne Woods, aged 55, of Crawley, West Sussex, England.

Ms. Woods was one of a group of eight persons from Great Britain who were visiting and skiing in the Rockies. On Feb. 9, 2016, they were skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort when, in the late morning hours, Ms. Woods was involved in a collision with a snowboarder. She was airlifted to Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, but succumbed there to her injuries on Feb. 11.

The BC Coroners Service, Alberta Medical Examiner's Office and RCMP continue to investigate this death.

Ms. Woods's family has been notified of her death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service requests that the media respect their privacy during this difficult time.

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Contact Information

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