Crash claims life of 20-yr-old Castlegar man
On Saturday, Sept. 16, at 8:35 p.m., Castlegar RCMP were alerted to a motor vehicle collision that occurred approximately 10 kilometers on the Deer Park Forest Service Road.
A witness reported seeing a vehicles lights after hearing the sound of trees breaking which alerted them to the collision. The witness drove to an area where they could obtain cellular coverage and called emergency services.
Emergency services attended and located a pickup truck which had gone off the roadway and went down a 600-foot embankment.
The driver and lone occupant had been ejected from the vehicle. The 20-year-old Castlegar resident was located deceased on scene.
Castlegar RCMP are continuing to assist the BC Coroner Service in their investigation to determine contributing factors to the crash. No further information is available.