Woman dies in fatal crash near Cawston

Keremeos, Traffic Services

2020-11-09 08:10 PST

File # 2020-6385

On November 6, 2020 at approximately 8:05 PM, Keremeos RCMP and South Okanagan Traffic Services (SOTS) responded to a report of a single vehicle fatal collision on Highway 3 south of Cawston, BC.

Upon arrival it was determined that a grey Subaru Forester traveling west on Highway 3 left the roadway and crashed into a rockface. The lone driver, a woman in her forties, died at the scene.

South Okanagan Traffic Services and the BC Coroners' Service are continuing to investigate the cause of this collision. Road and weather conditions are not believed to be contributing factors, as they were reported as "good" at the time.

Police are seeking witnesses to this crash and anyone with information, including dashboard camera video, is asked to call SOTS in Keremeos at 250-499-2250.

Released by

Cpl. Mike Halskov

Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Traffic Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop # 804
Office: 778-290-2377
Fax: 778-290-6071

Email: E_Traffic_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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