B.C. Coroner identifies young woman who died in crash near Usk

Terrace teen was driver of vehicle involved in head-on collision with pickup truck

  • Sep. 26, 2014 6:00 p.m.

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a female who died in a crash.

She is Mercedes Tatiana McNeil, aged 18, of Terrace.

McNeil was the driver of a westbound car which was involved in a head-on collision with a pickup truck on Highway 16 about 23 km east of the intersection of Highways 16 and 37 in the late morning hours of Sept. 25, 2014.

She died at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate this death.

The family of Ms. McNeil has been notified of her death.

On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.

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