Fatality in vehicle accident near Creston

Accident occurred on March 2 in the early evening on Hwy 3 just west of Kitchener, B.C.

  • Mar. 6, 2015 7:00 p.m.

RCMP

East Kootenay Traffic Services is investigating a single-vehicle motor fatality that occurred on March 2, 2015 in the early evening on Hwy 3 just west of Kitchener, B.C.

A  Ford pickup truck failed to negotiate a left hand curve and went off road right. The vehicle was demolished, while the sole occupant, a 56-year old male from Creston, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the RCMP and the B.C. Coroner’s Service.