Revelstoke RCMP: Drunk driver kills young friend

Revelstoke RCMP say the tragic death of a young Revelstoke man last night was caused by a drunk driver.

Revelstoke RCMP say the tragic death of a young Revelstoke man last night was caused by a drunk driver.

At about 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, RCMP responded to a motor vehicle incident on Airport Way south of Revelstoke near the 12 Mile Flats.

At the scene they discovered that a 22-year-old male passenger in a Ford pickup truck died when the truck went off the road and rolled into the ditch.

The driver, also a 22-year-old youth from Revelstoke, is facing charges of impaired driving causing death and driving with a blood alcohol level over 0.08.

Another passenger in the vehicle was not injured in the crash.

RCMP say the incident is still under investigation by Revelstoke-based Trans-Canada East Traffic Services and a police collision analyst.

Check back to www.revelstoketimesreview.com for more on this developing story.

 

Just Posted

Revelstoke Screen Smart: Tips on talking to your kids

Social media has long lasting impacts

Stoked on Science: Rocks of Revelstoke

How the beginnings of mountains started

Liam’s lowdown: Fall eats

If you hangout with people that do not cook, find new friends

Glimpses of Revelstoke’s past for Sept. 19

Jack Snoddy Museum Assistant 120 Years Ago, Revelstoke Herald, September 20, 1899… Continue reading

VIDEO: A moment to remember during the World Lacrosse Men’s Indoor Championship in B.C.

Diego Hernandez Valenzuela’s team lost, but he felt like a winner Saturday

Okanagan and Shuswap blossom at Communities in Bloom awards

District of Sicamous, City of Armstrong double winners at B.C. awards gala; Lumby also a winner

B.C. Lions hype-man marks 15 years of cheers

Crazy P cheers, chants, bangs his drum and spreads a message of love

Internet speed testing implemented in the CSRD

Test results will be tracked to find areas where improvement is needed.

Former South Okanagan resident found dead in Alberta

Candace Deleeuw was reported missing Sept. 16

PHOTOS: Steller sea lion with plastic around neck rescued on Vancouver Island

Rescue staff determined the plastic band cut the protected animal’s neck approximately two inches

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-free ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

Latimer surveyed much of Summerland

Civil engineer was also responsible of community’s irrigation system

Handgun crackdown, health spending and transit plans latest campaign promises

Friday was the end of a busy week on the campaign trail

Most Read