Accident victims identified

Enderby couple killed in Spallumcheen crash on Highway 97A identified as Lois and Wesley Maynard

RCMP and the coroners service continue to investigate a traffic accident in Spallumcheen Thursday that claimed an Enderby couple.

Lois Maynard, 83, was driving a 2002 Chevy S10 pickup truck northbound at around 6:30 p.m. on Highway 97A when it crashed into the rear of a commercial Chevy vehicle that had been waiting to make a left-hand turn at Mount View Road.

Maynard was trapped in the vehicle as a result of the collision, and died at the scene.

Her husband, Wesley Maynard, 83, was taken originally to Vernon Jubilee Hospital, then transferred to Vancouver General Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The driver of the commercial vehicle, 41, from Armstrong, was not injured.