NEWS RELEASE · 24th August 2013
BC Coroners Service
The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died following a motor vehicle incident near Kitwanga on Aug. 20, 2013.
He was Garnett Matthew Reid, aged 25, of Hazelton.
Mr. Reid was the driver and sole occupant of a vehicle which left the road on Highway 37 about five kilometres north of the junction with Highway 16 in the early morning hours of Aug. 20. The vehicle rolled down a 10-metre embankment, and Mr. Reid was deceased at the scene.
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.