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UPDATE: One dead in single vehicle crash on Connector, highway reopens

A man in his 60s has died in a single vehicle accident near the Elkhart Road turnoff on Highway 97C this morning, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)
October 22, 2015 - 11:12 AM

CENTRAL OKANAGAN – A man died in an early morning crash on Highway 97C at the Pennask summit.

RCMP and B.C. Ambulance paramedics were called to the scene, Oct. 22, and while RCMP will not confirm if anyone was hurt, Global Okanagan reports one man was killed in the single vehicle accident.

The man, who is believed to be in his 60's, is from the Chilliwack and photos from the scene seem to indicate he lost control, hit the ditch and the car ended up on its roof.

Westbound traffic was closed for several hours approximately five kilometres east of the Elkhart turn off. It was reopened at about 11 a.m.

Eastbound traffic wasn't affected by the crash.

Approximate location of car crash and road closure on Highway 97C.
Approximate location of car crash and road closure on Highway 97C.
Image Credit: DriveBC

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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