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Senior struck, killed during morning stroll

RCMP are investigating the death of a Summerland woman who was struck and killed by a motorcycle while out for a walk last week.
September 19, 2013 - 1:38 PM

SUMMERLAND - A Summerland woman was killed by a motorcycle while she was out for a stroll last week.

Maxine Svennes, 84, was struck by an eastbound BMW motorcycle when she tried to cross Prairie Valley Road in a marked crosswalk in the 7700 block at about 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 13. The motorcycle rider was a Summerland man, 62.

Svennes was conscious at the scene but died later at Penticton Regional Hospital.

Police say the investigation continues.

To contact a reporter for this story, to send photos or videos, email Shannon Quesnel at, call 250-488-3065, tweet @shannonquesnel1 or @InfoNewsPentict

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