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82-year-old Hope woman killed in a head-on collision identified

The BC Coroner has identified the 82-year-old Hope woman killed in a head-on collision on Hwy 1 Saturday morning as Elsie Ethel Eileen McAdam.

McAdam was the driver and sole occupant of a car the collided with a Chilliwack family after leaving the Bradner Road rest stop in Abbotsford at about 10:30 a.m.

Paramedics attended the scene, but could not resuscitate McAdam.

The 29-year-old Chilliwack man and his 24-year-old wife sustained non life-threating injuries in the crash. Their three-month old baby was unharmed.

Police said the Hope woman was heading east in the westbound lane of Hwy 1 when the collision occurred.

The BC Coroners Service and Fraser Valley RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate.

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