The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of two persons who died following a motor vehicle incident near Lumby on Dec. 6, 2014.
They were Diedre Naomi-Ann Hughes, aged 57, of Vernon, and her daughter, Emma Maria Danielle Froh, aged 22, of Lumby.
Ms. Froh was the driver of, and Ms. Hughes the passenger in, a car heading westbound on Highway 6 about 7 p.m. on Dec. 6 when, near the intersection of Dure Meadow Road, it was involved in a collision with a eastbound SUV. Both were deceased at the scene. Road conditions were noted to be icy at the time.
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate these deaths.
The families of both victims have been notified of the 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