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RCMP say that a single-vehicle collision claimed the life of a young woman on Denman Island Thursday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. on July 22. Police were called to the scene of a car crash on Danes Road.

An initial investigation determined that a driver had lost control, and a passenger was thrown from the vehicle as a result. No other vehicles were involved.

The RCMP say that the passenger, a 20-year-old woman, succumbed to her injuries on scene.

The vehicle’s other occupants were uninjured.

Comox Valley RCMP say they have notified the BC Coroners Service, and will not be releasing any further information to the public.

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