• Kelowna's Homepage
  • Vernon's Homepage
30233
27125

Penticton  

Hwy. 97 reopens

4 p.m. update:

The BC coroner's service has confirmed that a young man died in Penticton early Saturday morning. 

Around 3:30 a.m. RCMP were called to a motor vehicle accident. By 7:15 a.m. the scene had been cleared and traffic resumed.

No more details of the incident are available. 


12:30 p.m. update:

Penticton RCMP have handed this case off to the coroner's office. 

There are unconfirmed reports that a young man has died.


Highway 97 has reopened after an accident closed the route, in both directions, between Westminster Exit and Railway Street in Penticton.

DriveBC had estimated the route would be closed until noon.

The incident happened at around 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning, by 7:15 the accident was cleared and the route was open.

We will have more details as they become available.

Send photos and video to [email protected]

COMMENTS WELCOME

Comments on this story are pre-moderated to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Approval times will vary. Keep it clean, keep it civil, and stay on topic. Comments remain open for one day after a story is published. If you see a comment that you feel is inappropriate, please use the ‘flag’ feature. Comments appearing here are the opinions of the comment writer, not of Castanet.



More Penticton News

30038
Recent Trending
29639




25694




Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]




Penticton SPCA Featured Pet

Chloe
Chloe Penticton SPCA >


29573


Member of the RTNDA
29731