News

Burnaby couple killed in crash near Revelstoke

A Burnaby couple has been identified as the victims in a fatal crash near Revelstoke July 20.

Lai Hing Wong, 74, and her husband, Tang Sing Ling, 75, were killed when the minivan they were in crashed on the Trans-Canada Highway around 2:30 p.m., about seven kilometres west of Revelstoke, says the BC Coroners Service.

Ling was driving and Wong was a rear-seat passenger. The single-vehicle accident saw the minivan, which was eastbound, go off the highway to the left and hit a large dirt embankment.

Wong died at the scene while her husband was flown by air ambulance to Kelowna General Hospital, where he died of his injuries the next day.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate the deaths.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Fraser facing fines for delayed surgeries
 
Surgical waits average five months in B.C.
 
Judge tosses contempt charges against oil pipeline protesters due to GPS errors
More arrests on Burnaby Mountain as survey crew finishes one site
 
Burnaby will seek compensation for protest policing costs: Mayor
 
RCMP investigate possible assault by bus driver
Mulcair outlines child care plan in Burnaby
 
Fraser Health gets new president
 
Flu vaccine less effective against mutant strain

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 26 edition online now. Browse the archives.