Name of accident victim released

The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the woman killed in the traffic accident near Invermere on December 12.

The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed that Shirley Dian Hudson was the woman killed in the traffic accident near Invermere on December 12.

The woman, aged 63 was traveling in a southbound pickup truck when it crossed the centreline and collided with a northbound minivan carrying a 27-year-old woman and her 3-year-old son. The accident occurred about three kilometres north of Invermere on Highway 93/95 at about 9 a.m. on December 12.

Hudson was transported to hospital by ambulance but died of her injuries.

Road conditions are believed to have been poor at the time, and the RCMP and Coroners Service continue their investigation into the death.

The family of Hudson have been notified.

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