RCMP stated Amy Sabean, 43, was driving a white Chevrolet Blazer on Ashnola Highway towards Keremeos when she veered off the highway.
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A search is underway for a girl who was swept away by the fast-moving currents of the Similkameen River close to Keremeos.
RCMP stated 43-year-old Amy Sabean was driving a white Chevrolet Blazer on Ashnola Highway, on the four- to five-kilometre marker towards Keremeos, when she veered off the highway and the SUV plunged into the river. When she tried to get out of the automobile, she was swept away within the water.
The incident was reported to Keremeos RCMP simply after 11 a.m. Friday, stated RCMP Southeast District Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.
Search and rescue, together with a police chopper, have been deployed to search for Sabean. Keremeos freeway patrol is aiding native RCMP with the search, and B.C. authorities have knowledgeable border officers because the search is close to the U.S. border.
The search is ongoing.