UPDATE: Motorcyclist, car driver killed in Kelowna accident identified

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UPDATE: 12:16 p.m. May 6, 2013

The driver of a motorcycle who died in a collision at the intersection of Glenmore Road and Mountain May 4 have been identified.

An RCMP press release states the man was David Potts, 32, from Kelowna. 

The driver of the car in the accident also died and has been identified. 

She was Desiree Macpherson, 25, from Kelowna.

Next of kin have been notified of these deaths.

Police say the 23-year-old woman passenger in the car has serious, but non-life threatening injuries. She is also from Kelowna.


1:06 p.m. May 4, 2013

Police say two people are dead following a collision around 3:25 a.m. today.

The accident between car and a motorcycle was at the intersection of Glenmore Road and Mountain Avenue.  The car was attempted a left turn onto Mountain Avenue and was struck by the south bound motorcycle. Both the 25-year-old driver of the car and the 32-year-old operator motorcyclist were pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the car was taken to Kelowna General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say preliminary investigation indicates the motorcycle was speeding at the time of the collision and that the operator was not wearing an approved helmet.  Names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Witnesses are asked to contact Const. Elsa Wellwood of Central Okanagan Traffic Services at (250)980-5350.

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