Woman dies in highway crash
An 87-year-old woman is dead after she lost control of her vehicle while travelling on wet roads towards Kamloops on Saturday.
Merritt RCMP and Central Interior Traffic Services attended the fatal accident, which occurred nearly 15 kilometres east of Merritt on Highway 97C (Okanagan Connector) on June 30 at around 12:16 p.m.
The woman, whose name is not being released by RCMP, lost control of her vehicle, went off the road and collided with a hydro pole, said RCMP Cpl. Shana Mortiz.
Central Interior Traffic Services is continuing the investigation.