The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman who died after a motor vehicle incident near Christina Lake on March 26, 2015.
She was Amanda Louise Koppin, aged 33, of Christina Lake.
Ms. Koppin was the driver and sole occupant of an SUV that was travelling westbound on Highway 3 at Christina Lake at about 3 p.m. on March 26. About 200 metres west of East Lake Drive, Ms. Koppin’s vehicle was struck on the roof by a large, dead tree which had tumbled end-over-end about 28 metres down from a cliff above the highway. Ms. Koppin was deceased at the scene.
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate this death. No logging or tree-clearing operations were taking place in the area from which the tree fell.
Ms. Koppin’s family has been notified of her death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
Coroner, Strategic Programs
BC Coroners Service