May 6, 2014 11:53 am

Head-on crash kills Salmon Arm woman

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SALMON ARM — A Salmon Arm woman is dead as a result of a head-on collision.

The two vehicle crash happened Monday afternoon where Highway 1 meets Highway 97B — just east of Salmon Arm.

Police say the crash occured when a Ford Fusion was attempting to make a left turn onto Highway 97B and collided head-on with a Toyota Camry.

The only occupant in the Toyota escaped with minor injuries as did the driver of the Ford Fusion but a passenger — the driver’s wife — died.

The 65 year old victim has not been identified.

Police say the woman had been experiencing chest pains prior to the crash.

No word on charges.

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