Crash on Highway 22 Tuesday has claimed the life of one person

Tragedy on Highway 22 this week.

That head on collision that closed the highway near Genelle Tuesday afternoon has claimed the life of one person.

West Kootenay Traffic Services has now taken over the investigation.

The crash happened at around 3:15 Tuesday afternoon, with RCMP, Ambulance, and and Regional Fire Rescue called to the scene.

Two other people were taken to hospital with injuries.