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Fatality reported at motorcycle crash at intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road

Fatality at motorcycle crash

UPDATE: 6 a.m.

Readers report Sunday's crash at Prairie Valley Road and Highway 97 in Summerland was a fatality.

Multiple reports indicate the accident happened about 4:30 p.m. and CPR being performed on a motorcyclist at the scene.

A body was later seen covered up by a tarp, and the area was behind police tape.

A small car was seen with front end damage at the scene.

Police have yet to confirm the fatality.


ORIGINAL: 8 p.m.

The road has reopened following an accident on Highway 97 in Summerland.

Maintenance contractor AIM Roads reported the incident about 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road.

Witnesses tell Castanet the incident involved a motorcycle, but that has not been confirmed.

Emergency crews attended and it is not known how many people were injured.

Castanet has reached out to RCMP for more information.



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