Alberta woman dies in Kelowna hospital after being hit by rock on Highway 1 | infonews


FILE PHOTO – Laura Tennant

Image Credit: COCHRANE COUNTRY FUNERAL HOME


March 13, 2022 – 12:42






An Alberta woman has been identified as the deceased after she was hit by a rock while driving along the Trans-Canada Highway earlier this month.

Laura Tennant died March 5 after a rock hit her jeep near Golden while she was driving on Highway 1. RCMP say a person was taken to hospital with serious injuries on March 4 and later confirmed the person was deceased.

Tennant was airlifted to Kelowna General Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. She was 38, according to her Cochrane Country Funeral Home obituary.


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She is survived by her wife Lisa Tennant and her two children, Matéo and Aviana.

Tennant was born and raised in Montreal and attended the University of Sherbrooke where she obtained her degree in kinesiology.

Over the years she has lived in Winnipeg, Banff, Calgary and eventually Cochrane. She explored the world by traveling to places like Australia, Europe, the UK, Asia and the US, according to the obituary.

“Laura was an exceptional human being, respected and loved by everyone she knew. She was an avid outdoorsman, a calming presence and always ready to laugh. She was a loving mother and kindred spirit to Lisa. “, according to his obituary.



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