Grand Forks man dies on Highway 3 east of Greenwood on Aug. 15

A 68-year-old Grand Forks male died yesterday (Aug. 15) after collapsing near Greenwood.


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A 68-year-old Grand Forks male died yesterday (Aug. 15) after collapsing near Greenwood.

According to Midway RCMP, police received a report that a man collapsed on the side of Highway 3, one kilometre east of Greenwood, and after arriving on the scene, saw several bystanders performing CPR on the male.

Members of the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department, B.C. Ambulance Service, Boundary Rescue and an off-duty nurse tried to resuscitate the male for almost an hour but could not do so and the male passed away at the scene.

The RCMP is now assisting the BC Coroners Service in the matter.

A name has not yet been released and a cause of death has not yet been revealed.