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One Dead Following A Crash In Merville

Friday, May 13th, 2022 6:10am

By Meg Polson

A Comox Valley woman has died following a crash on Highway 19A in Merville north of Courtenay Wednesday afternoon.

A Comox Valley woman has died following a crash on Highway 19A in Merville north of Courtenay Wednesday afternoon.

Just before 4 p.m., police responded to calls about the crash near the Merville General Store. The Oyster River Fire Department, BC Ambulance, and the Comox Valley RCMP attended the scene where it was determined that a 28-year-woman died on scene.

According to reports, the woman was travelling northbound when her vehicle was hit by a vehicle traveling south driven by a 20-year-old man. Early indications are that the southbound vehicle may have crossed the lane and struck the woman’s vehicle.

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