Police investigating fatal pedestrian collision


2023-09-25 14:12 PDT

File # 2023-5002

On September 22nd, 2023, at 9:30 p.m., emergency crews responded to a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle on Highway 3 near the summit of the Kootenay Pass.

The 65-year-old Castlegar man encroached onto the highway resulting in an on-coming vehicle striking him. The driver stayed at the incident location and was cooperative with the investigation. The driver was not impaired or found to be negligent in any other way.

The victim was transported to hospital by Emergency Health Services where he was later pronounced deceased.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information about this, please contact the Salmo RCMP at 250-357-2212.

Released by

Cpl. James Grandy
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Southeast District
Office: 250-460-2398

Email: james.grandy@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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