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.

***

An earlier version of this story misstated the date.

 

Just Posted

Revelstokian on Vernon soccer team brings home gold

Vernon Tolko United U15 boys Team win provincial championship and Fair Play Award

A permaculture journey: Low maintenance gardening

Part 1 of a series constributed by the NCES

Okanagan-Shuswap Weather: Summer sun for Sunday

The forecast for the week ahead shows some rain but plenty of sun and warm tempertures.

Two killed in two-vehicle crash on Highway 1

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Musician to visit Revelstoke says his music asks questions

Ontario-based Tennyson King is on tour across Canada

July showers wash out half of the Okanagan’s cherry crop

Cherry growers say this is the worst season they’ve seen in decades

Vancouver Island teens missing after vehicle found ablaze near Dease Lake, BC

RCMP say a body discovered nearby not one of the missing teens

Water quality makes swimming unsafe at three beaches near Salmon Arm

The Adams Lake Indian Band has issued a water qulity notice affecting beaches at three campgrounds.

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Second osprey chick dies, Okanagan web cam off

The second chick in an osprey nest featured on the Town of Osoyoos website has died

Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

The federal government apologized in 1988 for its racism against ‘enemy aliens’

Fire department helps with body recovery in Okanagan Lake

Penticton fire department assisted the RCMP with the recovery of a body Saturday

Police on scene at Penticton beach

RCMP were at a what is believed to be a crime scene near Skaha Beach Sunday

Most Read