RCMP and the coroner's service continue to investigate after a vehicle rolled down an embankment near Merritt, killing one person and putting two others in hospital.
The eastbound vehicle lost control on Highway 97C near the Aspen Road Junction at about 3:50 p.m. Friday and left the road, Const. Tammy Denning said in a news release.
The three occupants were taken to Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre. One was pronounced dead on arrival.
Denning said roads were icy at the time of the accident.