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Coroner identifies Vernon accident victim
The identity of the victim of a fatal pedestrian accident has been released.
Melanie Dawn Suski, 33, of Vernon, was walking south on Highway 97 adjacent to Polson Park at about 11 a.m. Sept. 8. While on the travelled portion of the roadway, she was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer unit going in the same direction.
Suski was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The coroners service and the RCMP continue to investigate this death,” sad Larry Marzinzik, regional coroner.