November 21, 2012 - 3:39 PM
A 59-year-old Enderby man injured in a hit and run accident Nov. 9 has died.
North Okanagan RCMP say John Thomas was found near the concession of Hwy 97A and Grandview Bench Rd. suffering from injuries to the chest and head as well as broken bones. He was discovered by another driver and taken first to Vernon Jubilee Hospital, then to Kelowna General Hospital. Originally listed in serious, but stable condition, police were told Nov. 19 Mr. Thomas succumbed to his injuries.
Officers continue to investigate the accident and several people have been interviewed regarding the events of this case. Anyone in the area who saw a man hitchhiking around this time, or thinks they might have information about this accident is asked to please contact police.
Trans Canada East Traffic Services (Revelstoke) is taking care of the investigation. Their direct line is 250-805-2111.
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