Beaverdell resident dies in motorcycle crash

Police report that a 56-year-old Beaverdell male was pronounced deceased at the scene.

  • Jul. 23, 2014 6:00 p.m.

On Monday, July 21 at about 6:30 p.m. Midway RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a report of a single motorcycle crash on Highway 33, south of Beaverdell.

On attendance investigation revealed a lone occupant driving an uninsured Harley Davidson had lost control of the motorcycle and went onto the shoulder of the roadway and was ejected.

Police report that the driver, a 56-year-old Beaverdell male was pronounced deceased.

Speed, alcohol and not wearing a helmet were given by the police as possible contributing factors in the fatality.

The BC Coroner Service and West Kootenay Traffic Services are continuing to investigate this crash. The name of the person has not been released.

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