KELOWNA – The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman
who died after a motor vehicle incident in South Slocan on Sunday, Sept.
She was Katherine Claire Hiles, aged 31, of Winlaw.
Ms. Hiles was the driver of a car which was involved in a head-on
collision with a Jeep on Highway 3A, near the intersection with Curtis
Road near the Beasley fire hall, in the mid-afternoon of Sept. 15. She was
transported by ambulance to Kootenay Lake Hospital, but could not be
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.
The family of Ms. Hiles has been notified of her death. On behalf of
family members, the BC Coroners Service asks the media to respect their
privacy at this difficult time.