Man who died in Penticton collision identified

The 88-year-old man who died after a collision in downtown Penticton has been identified by the BC Coroners Service.

The 88-year-old driver of the Dodge Spirit died after a collision with a Hyundai Accent that drove through a red light on the afternoon of Jan. 16.

The 88-year-old driver of the Dodge Spirit died after a collision with a Hyundai Accent that drove through a red light on the afternoon of Jan. 16.

The man who died in hospital after succumbing to his injuries from a collision in downtown Penticton has been identified.

William Fowler, 88, of Penticton was the driver and sole occupant of a 1993 Dodge Spirit that was proceeding westbound through a green light when it collided with a 2009 Hyundai Accent driven by a 65-year-old Penticton woman on Jan. 16.

The impact of the collision sent the Dodge sedan veering into a power pole, resulting in facial injuries to Fowler. He was immediately transported to the Penticton Regional Hospital via ambulance The woman was issued a violation ticket for driving through a red light.

Fowler died in hospital on Jan. 18.

 

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