RCMP and BC Coroner both investigate fatal ATV collision

RCMP investigate collision

Kelowna RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating a fatal all-terrain vehicle collision that happened in the early morning hours of September 25, 2021, shortly after 3:00 a.m.

Kelowna RCMP tell Castanet they received a distress signal from a GPS device in the Postill Lake area near Wallaston Forest Service Road and Brunette Forest Service Road. "Shortly after receiving the initial report, Emergency Health Services and Central Okanagan Search and Rescue reported to RCMP that they were responding to that area for a report of a single vehicle collision involving an all terrain vehicle," says Cst. Solana Paré, RCMP spokesperson.

Kelowna RCMP, Central Okanagan Search and Rescue, Vernon Search and Rescue and BC Emergency Health Services responded to the rural and remote forestry area of the distress signal and located a single vehicle collision of an all terrain vehicle with two occupants.

"Sadly one of the occupants, a 52-year-old male, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second occupant, a 52-year-old male, was airlifted to hospital in serious, life-threatening condition," States Cst. Paré.

RCMP indicates they will not be releasing any further information and the investigation is continuing.

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