RCMP have confirmed that a woman died in Sunday’s collision south of Radium on Hwy95/93 near Dry Gulch.
Police say the driver of a Toyota Rav4, carrying six people, drove onto the shoulder of the highway to avoid hitting some vehicles that were stopped behind another vehicle that was attempting to turn left off the highway.
The collision happened when the driver attempted to re-enter the highway.
The 59 year old woman who died was a passenger in the Rav4.
No names have been released, but police say they were from Ontario.