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Coquitlam RCMP seeking key witness to crash that killed 13-year-old girl

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Coquitlam RCMP are looking to speak with a key witness to a crash that killed a 13-year-old girl earlier this spring.

The collision happened around 3 p.m. on March 25 at the intersection of Mariner Way and Riverview Crescent.

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A grey Dodge Charger and a black BMW collided, sending the BMW spinning onto a raised traffic island where a group of children were standing. The girl was killed, and a six-year-old boy was seriously injured.

Now, police have identified a witness who was at the scene who may have crucial information.

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Mounties say the witness was driving a white SUV westbound on Riverview Crescent and was stopped at the intersection of Mariner Way at the time of the crash.

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“It’s important that we speak to absolutely everyone who was at the scene,” said Cpl. Michael McLaughlin in a media release.

“This witness may not think he saw anything important, but we will leave no stone unturned to determine what caused the collision that took the life of a young girl.”

The witness is described as an Asian man with a slim build and glasses. He was clean-shaven with short, black hair and was wearing a dark top, blue jeans and dark shoes.

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Police said he was driving a 2016-18 white Toyota RAV4 SUV.

Mounties emphasized that the man is not suspected of any crime.

Anyone who knows him is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP.

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