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An elderly couple have died after a tragic crash in Central Saanich on Tuesday night.

Traffic in both directions in the 6300-block of West Saanich Road was closed following a crash around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3rd.

Central Saanich Police reported that the driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, while the passenger later succumbed to injuries at the hospital.

BC Ambulance Service, BC Coroners Service, a Saanich Police Department Collision Analyst and Central Saanich Fire were on scene to assist.

The BC Coroners service are currently investigating the cause of death.

BC Coroners spokesperson Ryan Panton told Victoria Buzz they were unable to provide any other information.

“As we’re early in the process of trying to determine all of the facts, we’re unable to provide any additional information at this time,” said Panton.

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