• Kelowna's Homepage
  • Vernon's Homepage


Man missing after boat crash

Sicamous RCMP are searching for a male after a serious boat crash.

Sicamous RCMP, with the assistance the BC RCMP Underwater Recovery Team (URT), Air Services and Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue are currently searching for a male missing from a serious boat crash in Cinnemousun Narrows.

Early Sunday morning RCMP were called and responded to incident at Shuswap Lake at Hungry Cove. Preliminary information determined a lone boat had crashed late the night before, August 16 at approximately 9:30p.m.

One male was able to seek assistance from passing house boaters in the morning. He was transported to hospital with various serious injuries.

The boater's two dogs were also safely recovered, however a 51-year-old male from Alberta remains missing at this time.

The crashed boat, described as a 45 foot vessel, has been seized and secured and the investigation into the cause of incident along with the search for the missing male continues.


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

Big Foot
Big Foot Vernon SPCA >


Member of the RTNDA