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Man and woman killed in head-on collision east of Sicamous

A man and a woman died in a two-vehicle crash along Hwy 1 on Tuesday, the RCMP has confirmed.

It happened about seven kilometres east of Sicamous sometime around 1 pm.

Police said the man, 73, was driving westbound in a pickup truck and the woman, 46, was driving eastbound in a sedan.

No passengers were in either vehicle.

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The RCMP said the man, from Sicamous, crossed the centre line and collided with the woman, who was from Salmon Arm.

Weather and road conditions have been ruled out as contributing factors, police added.

The BC Coroners Service is beginning its own investigation into the deaths.

Anyone with information about the collision or with dash camera footage is asked to call the RCMP Traffic Services at 250-344-2221.



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