UPDATED: Fatal MVI on Trans-Canada near Enchanted Forest

A single-vehicle incident on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke on Sept. 25 has left one man dead.

A single-vehicle incident on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke on Sept. 18 has left one man dead, the RCMP have confirmed.

The Revelstoke RCMP said at around 3:15 p.m. a westbound vehicle with only the driver inside left the roadway near the Enchanted Forest roadside attraction and crashed upside down in the Eagle River.

In a news release, RCMP said witnesses of the event were able to roll the vehicle onto it’s side and remove the driver from the vehicle. They performed CPR until paramedics arrived and took over.

The 53-year-old Kelowna man died at the scene.

Revelstoke Fire Rescue Services were dispatched to aid at the scene.

The crash occurred to the east of the Enchanted Forest roadside attraction.

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An earlier version of this story misstated the date.

 

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