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Identity of Vernon motorcycle crash victim released

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February 16, 2016 - 12:22 PM

VERNON - A motorcyclist killed in a crash in Vernon over the weekend has been identified.

He was Shawn Jeremy Lank, 43, from Salmon Arm, according to a media release from the B.C. Coroners Service.

Lank was driving a motorcycle northbound on Highway 97 around 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 when he struck a southbound SUV head-on. Lank died at the scene.

Vernon RCMP said Lank lost control of his motorcycle and crossed the centre line. Investigators continue to look into the cause, but believe speed was a contributing factor.

Lank’s family has been notified and the B.C. Coroners Service continues to investigate the death.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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