Accident victim identified

RCMP has identified the victim of a downtown accident on Wednesday morning as Diane Latondress of Trail.

Trail RCMP has identified the victim of a downtown accident on Wednesday morning.

A press release from the detachment stated that preliminary investigation indicates the driver of a minivan, Diane Latondress of Trail, suffered a medical event prior to the collision, which occurred at low speed.

Latondress, 71, was transported to the hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.

The accident occurred at Eldorado St. and Bay Ave. The minivan was proceeding through the intersection when it collided with a parked vehicle on Eldorado St.

The struck vehicle was pushed up onto the sidewalk but did not strike anything else.

There was one passenger sitting in the vehicle that was struck, who may have suffered a minor injury.

Trail RCMP along with West Kootenay Traffic Services and the coroner continue to investigate.