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UPDATE: Man dies following “interaction” in Revelstoke

A 55-year-old Revelstoke man was involved in an "interaction" with a 35-year-old man on 9 Street in the school zone across from Queen Elizabeth Park in Revelstoke Friday, April 25, 2014.
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April 28, 2014 - 11:22 AM

REVELSTOKE – A 55-year-old Revelstoke man air-lifted to Royal Inland Hospital after he was seriously injured during an "interaction" with another man on Friday morning has died.

Dean Pratico, of Revelstoke, passed away late last night in hospital, RCMP Const. Kris Clark says.

At around 11:15 a.m. paramedics were sent to a report of an injured man on 9 Street across from Queen Elizabeth Park in Revelstoke.

RCMP say two men, 55 and 35, were involved in an “interaction” in the school zone.

The older man suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance to Queen Victoria Hospital in Revelstoke.

He was later transferred to Kamloops hospital by B.C. Air Ambulance where he remains in critical condition.

“The exact circumstances surrounding how the injuries to the man occurred are the subject of the police investigation.” Const. Kris Clark said in a media release.

Further details about the cause of death or circumstances leading to the "interaction" haven't been released by RCMP. The man’s name isn’t being released until next of kin have been notified.

The investigation continues.

Police are asking anyone with any information about this incident to call the Revelstoke RCMP at 250-837-5255 or remain anonymous by call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at gbrothen@infotelnews.ca or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 11:23 a.m. April 28, 2014 to include information from RCMP.

— This story was updated at noon to include the name of the deceased.

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