3 siblings die in car crash near New Hazelton
VANCOUVER – Three siblings who were travelling together in one van near New Hazelton on June 7 were killed in a head-on collision with a SUV. The driver of the SUV was also killed.
The BC Coroners Service has now confirmed the identities of the four people.
They are: John Frances Michell, aged 67; his brother Alfred Albert Michell, aged 75; his sister Jeannie Charlotte Michell, aged 81, all of Moricetown, a village about 30 km west of Smithers. Christine Ellen McIntosh, aged 65, of Prince Rupert was the driver and sole occupant of the SUV.
McIntosh was heading eastbound on Highway 16, when about 24 km east of New Hazelton, she was involved in a head-on collision with the westbound van driven by John.
All four persons were deceased at the scene.
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate these deaths.
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