Single vehicle collision into river


2023-05-16 08:23 HAP

Dossier nº 2023-559

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On May 15th, 2023, emergency crews responded at approximately 9:30 a.m. to a report of an overturned vehicle laying in the river, 1km east of the 4000 block of Highway 3, near Keremeos, BC.

It appeared the vehicle left the highway, struck a tree, went down the embankment, and landed upside down, submerged in the river.

The exact day and time the collision occurred is uncertain, but likely occurred during the previous 24-hours.

Emergency crews extracted all two occupants from inside the vehicle, who were both pronounced deceased.

The RCMP, along with the BC Coroners Service, are continuing to investigate.

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Cap. James Grandy
S.-off.-cons. de district (relations avec les m├ędias)
District du Sud-Est
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