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Driver who died in West Saanich Road crash identified

Chris McNutt remembered as avid car lover, always willing to help a friend
Chris McNutt, 31, has been identified as the driver who died in a two-vehicle crash on West Saanich Road Feb 4. (GoFundMe campaign photo)

The man killed in a crash on West Saanich Road last week has been identified by friends and family.

In online fundraisers, Chris ‘Willy’ McNutt is remembered as an avid car lover and a “master at tinkering on anything he could get his hands on.”

McNutt, 31, was also remembered as generous, kind-hearted and always willing to help a friend.

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“Kristy is my sister and she’s the most beautiful person with such a big heart and wouldn’t ask for anything,” reads the GoFundMe campaign organized by Jody Bedwell. “She has been there for all her friends and family when we need her and I just want her not to have to worry about anything during this tough time.”

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash on West Saanich Road, near Prospect Lake Road, at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 4. The driver of a black Honda CRX was pronounced dead at the scene and the other driver was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


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