A councillor for the District of Metchosin has been identified as the woman killed in a fatal crash Surrey on Saturday.

The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of 184th Street and 40th Avenue.

Moralea Milne, 68, and her 73-year-old male passenger were travelling northbound on 184th Street when they were struck by a vehicle travelling eastbound on 40th Avenue.

According to police, evidence suggests the car heading east failed to stop at a stop sign.

The driver 37-year-old male driver of the eastbound vehicle and the passenger of the car that got hit have been taken to the hospital and will likely survive their injuries.

“Today is a very sad day for everyone who knew and worked with Moralea, and our thoughts and prayers are with her family now,”  Metchosin Mayor John Ranns said in a statement.

“Moralea made many thoughtful contributions to important policy decisions on Council and her voice will be missed. She cared deeply about Metchosin and the environment and in addition to being an outstanding Councillor, served her community well in many other ways.”

Moralea was first elected to the District of Metchosin in 2008. During her tenure she served on many important committees and Boards including, Finance and Administration Committee Chair, Finance and Environment Committee Chair, Environmental Advisory Committee, West Shore Parks and Recreation Society Board Member, CRD Regional Housing Trust Fund, Greater Victoria Public Library Board among others.

The date and details of a celebration of life have yet to be finalized. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Metchosin Foundation are appreciated.

The flag was lowered at the Municipal Hall in recognition and honour of Moralea.

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