Crash victim identified

The BC Coroners Service has identified a man killed in a single vehicle crash near Lumby Sunday.

Denji Andries Kuraoka, 25, of Lumby was the driver of a pickup truck which rolled on Whitevale Road, a gravel road near Lumby.

The crash occurred about 2:20 a.m.

The coroners office confirmed the victim died at the scene.

Vernon RCMP Cpl. Gerry Kovacs, says Kuraoka was ejected from the vehicle while his 23-year-old brother, a passenger, escaped the wreckage and performed CPR.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate this death.


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