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Missing woman found dead in Glacier National Park

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
June 21st, 2011

An Alberta woman reported missing since Saturday was found in the West Kootenay.

On Tuesday at 2:30 pm, Parks Canada in Glacier National Park attended the scene of a roll-over motor vehicle accident on the Trans Canada Highway at the western boundary of the park. 

However, it has been confirmed by the RCMP that the vehicle located is the black 2003 Saturn Ion that the Cranbrook RCMP have been looking for since Friday, June 17 and that its driver, described as an 86-year-old female, was found deceased at the scene.

Due to the position of the car, identification of the driver was difficult. RCMP confirmed it was Barbara Webb, reported missing on June 17.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time and is under investigation by Revelstoke RCMP Traffic Services.

Webb was driving a black 2003 Saturn Ion with Alberta licence plate: HTU-613 and left from the Mohawk/Husky station at 1216 Cranbrook Street after gassing up her car. Webb was planning to drive north to Golden then along the Trans-Canada Highway to Kelowna.

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