UPDATE: Revelstoke man dies in single-vehicle crash

A Revelstoke man is dead after he lost control of his car on Highway 23 North Tuesday morning.

A Revelstoke man is dead after he lost control of his car on Highway 23 North Tuesday morning.

The man was driving southbound about eight kilometres north of Revelstoke just before 7 a.m. when he failed to negotiated a curve and rolled his vehicle into a ditch, the RCMP stated in a news release.

The 47-year-old man was ejected from the vehicle in the crash. Cpl. Mike Wasylenki of the RCMP said he was “not believed” to have been wearing a seatbelt.

The man was rushed to hospital by BC Ambulance but Cpl. Wasylenki did not know if he died in hospital or en route.

The Revelstoke Highway Rescue Society also attended the crash scene and assisted with helping the man, fire chief Rob Girard said.

The identity of the man is not being released unless the man’s family gives permission, Wasylenki said.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Just Posted

Revelstoke roads and weather: high 27 degrees

Two small fires are just north of Revelstoke

Two orphan moose calves rescued near Revelstoke

The calves Clover and Chocolate are going to a sanctuary near Golden, B.C.

Revelstoke roads and weather: high 25 degrees

Yesterday’s storms resulted in nine new forest fires in southeastern B.C.

Lightning overnight sparks several fires in Shuswap

Kamloops Fire Centre investigating, describes them as spot-sized for now

Glimpses of Revelstoke’s past for June 12

Items from Revelstoke newspapers, as gleaned and edited by Cathy English, curator… Continue reading

VIDEO: Horseback riding helps North Okanagan residents with special needs

North Okanagan Therapeutic Riding Association needs more volunteers to continue offering sessions

Gambler 500 hits Okanagan back roads

Hundreds of off road enthusiasts are rallying in the South Okanagan this… Continue reading

Cyclists competing in one of the toughest bike races on the planet pass through Fernie

Divide riders looking strong as they finish first leg of 4160 km race

You might not know these B.C. records are public

Hired a lawyer to file a civil claim? Those are published online

Teen stabbed after end-of-night limo dispute in downtown Vancouver

A young man, 19, is in serious condition following a dispute between two groups

B.C. bus driver loses case to get job back after texting while driving full bus

An arbitator ruled that Tim Wesman’s phone usage was a “a reckless disregard for public safety”

Jury finds Kelowna man guilty of second-degree murder

A Kelowna jury found Steven Randy Pirko guilty of the second-degree murder

Revamped B.C. Lions set to battle veteran Winnipeg Blue Bombers

The Lions’ first test of the season will be a big one

No business case for Trans Mountain expansion, says former environment minister

Cabinet is expected to announce its decision on the expansion of the Alberta-to-B.C. pipeline by Tuesday

Most Read