The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identities of two males who died after a motor vehicle incident near Chase on May 6, 2013.
They are: Michael Spencer, aged 24, from Sicamous and Christopher Thomas Boman, aged 24, of Salmon Arm.
Mr. Spencer was the driver of, and Mr. Boman the front-seat passenger in, a pickup truck, which was involved in a head-on collision with a semi-trailer on Highway 1 in the Hoffman's Bluffs area west of Chase shortly after 9 p.m. on May 6. Both men were deceased at the scene.
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate these deaths.
The families of Mr. Spencer and Mr. Boman have been notified of their deaths. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
For further information, please contact:
Regional Coroner, Interior Region
BC Coroners Service