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A 24-year-old woman has died after head-on crash in Courtenay Monday evening.

According to Comox Valley RCMP, the crash occurred at about 6:18 p.m., officers responded to multiple 911 calls reporting a crash on Veterans Memorial Parkway.

Upon arrival, officers saw that the driver of a heavily damaged Honda Civic was being treated by paramedics and firefighters who were trying to save her life.

Sadly, the young woman died after being transported to hospital.

Several witnesses told investigators the Honda Civic suddenly veered into oncoming before colliding with a full sized pickup truck towing a travel trailer.

“Investigators are being assisted by a traffic analyst from the BC Integrated Collision Analyst and Reconstruction Service as the exact cause of the collision continues to be examined,” said Comox Valley RCMP Cst. Monika Terragni.

The driver of the pickup truck sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital.

The BC Coroners Service has been notified and has launched its own concurrent fact-
finding investigation into the death of the driver.

Anyone who witnessed the crash and have not yet spoken to police, or you have dash camera footage of the collision, are asked to call the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.

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