Fatal motorcycle crash on Westside Road

A 31-year-old West Kelowna man died after driving his motorcycle off Westside Road about 12 kilometres north of Highway 97, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015.
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WEST KELOWNA – A 31-year-old West Kelowna man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Westside Road yesterday evening.

RCMP say the motorcycle went off the road at about 5:44 p.m., Sept. 5, about 12 kilometres north of Highway 97 in West Kelowna, and south of Bear Creek Provincial Park.

Const. Kent Hall says the crash happened as the man was rounding a corner. He was declared deceased at the scene.

Hall says speed was a factor in the crash.

Westside Road was closed for about four hours as RCMP investigated.

RCMP and the B.C. Coroners Service are investigating.

The man's name hasn't been released.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


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