RCMP say a 14-year-old girl is dead after a rollover crash on Church Road near Stz’uminus First Nation on July 30.
Ladysmith RCMP say alcohol is believed to be a factor in a rollover crash that killed a 14-year-old teenage girl Sunday night.
Mounties were called to the crash on Church Road near Stz’uminus First Nation at around 7 p.m. Police said a 16-year-old girl was driving a pickup truck, with a 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl as passengers, when the vehicle entered a ditch and rolled over. The 14-year-old girl died at the scene, while the driver and the 13-year-old passenger were able to free themselves from the wreckage.
Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash.
RCMP are still investigating the rollover. The name of the 14-year-old girl has not been released.