VICTORIA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identities of three people who died after being involved in a motor vehicle incident near Shawnigan Lake on Oct. 14, 2012.
The deceased are three females, all from Nanaimo:
- Pheat Top, aged 30.
- Diane Muriel Lacasca Bocacao, aged 19.
- Gene Kloie Resu Jamisola, aged 16.
The three, along with two other persons, were travelling southbound on Highway 1 near the intersection of Whittaker Road at about 11:25 a.m. on Oct. 14 when the car in which they were travelling was involved in a collision with a northbound vehicle. The three were deceased at the scene.
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate this incident.
The families of the deceased have been notified of his death. On behalf of the families, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
The BC Coroners Service expresses its condolences to the families and friends of those involved in this tragic crash.
For further information, please contact:
Coroner, Strategic Programs
BC Coroners Service