Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

November 25, 2013 17:16 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Identifies Victims of MVI

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 25, 2013) -



Nov. 25, 2013

Ministry of Justice

BC Coroners Service

BC Coroners Service identifies victims of MVI

VANCOUVER - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identities of two young women who died following a motor vehicle incident near Lions Bay on Nov. 23, 2013.

They were Olivia Sonja Robertson and Valentine Leborgne, both 19 years of age.

Ms. Leborgne is originally from Los Altos, California, USA, a town about 60 kilometres south of San Francisco. Ms. Robertson is originally from Collingwood, Ontario, a town about 150 kilometres north of Toronto. Both were residing in Vancouver while attending the University of British Columbia.

Ms. Robertson was the driver of, and Ms. Leborgne a passenger in, a northbound Jeep Cherokee that was involved in a collision with a full-sized pickup truck on the Sea to Sky Highway at Loggers Bay at about 7:25 a.m. on Nov. 23. Both were deceased at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate these deaths.

The families of both women have been notified of their deaths. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.

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