RCMP and BC Coroners Service investigate fatal collision


2021-10-25 07:17 PDT

File # 2021-70190

On October 24th, 2021, shortly before 1:00 p.m., Kelowna RCMP, the Kelowna Fire Department and BC Emergency Health Services were called to the intersection of Richter Street and Doyle Avenue for a single vehicle collision. Kelowna RCMP Frontline officers arrived on scene where a white Chevrolet Malibu, with one occupant, was found extensively damaged.

The investigation has determined that the vehicle was travelling southbound on Richter Street when it crossed into the oncoming traffic lanes and struck a light standard. The cause of the collision is under investigation.

The 37-year-old male driver from Kelowna was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Due to the privacy of the deceased, as per the Coroners Act, no further information will be released by the RCMP or the BC Coroners Service. The investigation into the cause of the collision remains ongoing at this time.

If you witnessed this collision and have not yet spoken to police, please contact the RCMP at 250-762-3300.

Released by

Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy

Media Relations Officer
Kelowna RCMP
1190 Richter St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2K7
Office: 250-470-6361
Cell: 250-212-2249

Email: Kelowna_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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