Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Car Recovered from Southeast B.C. River, RCMP Confirm Bodies of Two Teens Found

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Car Recovered from Southeast B.C. River, RCMP Confirm Bodies of Two Teens Found

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Bodies of teens recovered from B.C. crash

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NELSON, B.C. - RCMP in British Columbia confirm two teenagers died when the car they were in slid off a road in southeastern B.C., and tumbled into a frigid river.

RCMP Sgt. Chad Badry said the Volkswagen Beetle was recovered Tuesday from the Pend Oreille River near Trail, about 600 kilometres east of Vancouver.

"Tragically, both missing teens were located deceased," Badry said in an update posted on the RCMP website early Wednesday.

"Conditions were difficult and the recovery operation took a significant amount of time to complete," he said, adding BC Hydro assisted in lowering water levels in the Pend Oreille by reducing discharge from its dam upstream from the accident site. …

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