• Kelowna's Homepage
  • Vernon's Homepage


Motorcycle victims ID'd

The BC Coroners Service has released the identity of a Vernon couple killed on Westside Road Sunday evening.

Carol Joyce Thor, 61 and her husband Brian Thor, 57 died when their motorcycle was involved in a head-on collision with an SUV.

The crash occurred about 9 p.m.

Police confirm the motorcycle was heading north along Westside Road in Vernon when the crash occurred.

Early investigation indicates the SUV was travelling in the motorcycle's lane at the time of the crash.

Both victims died at the scene.

Both the coroners office and the RCMP are investigating.



Comments on this story are pre-moderated and approval times may vary. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.

More Vernon News

Recent Trending



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]


Vernon SPCA Featured Pet

Dill Vernon SPCA >


Member of the RTNDA