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Fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 97 in Peachland

A portion of Highway 97 near Peachland is closed while RCMP and collision analysts conduct investigations on the fatal vehicle collision.
Image Credit: Timm Bruch/Global Okanagan
September 03, 2016 - 4:41 PM

PEACHLAND - A fatal vehicle collision prompted the closure of Highway 97 in Peachland yesterday afternoon.

Kelowna RCMP Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says in a media release that the male driver and female passenger of the motorcycle were rushed to the hospital. The female passenger has died.

The collision involved a black Harley motorcycle and a beige Honda Accord.

O’Donaghey says yesterday, Sept. 3 at 2:45 p.m., the Honda Accord was stopped behind another vehicle that was waiting to make a left hand turn off of Highway 97. The motorcycle then crashed into the rear of the Honda.

Image Credit: Drive B.C.

If you witnessed this crash and have not yet spoken to police you are asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880.

- This story was updated at 10 a.m., Sept. 4 to include new information from Drive B.C.


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