Update: Kelowna RCMP investigating fatal collision involving cyclist
2022-05-25 12:14 PDT
File # 2022-30610
The investigation into yesterday’s fatality involving the cyclist is on-going.
On May 24, 2022 at approximately 6:53 a.m., the Kelowna RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 97 at Parkinson Road in Kelowna.
The initial investigation has found that a 70-year-old male cyclist attempted to cross Highway 97 from west to east during morning, rush hour traffic when he was struck by a Honda Fit travelling northbound.
The cyclist succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The Southeast Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (SECARS) attended and assisted with the investigation. A portion of the highway was closed while officers conducted the investigation and it was re-opened again by 10:00 a.m.
Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.
Cpl. Tammy LobbMedia Relations Officer
1190 Richter Street
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