UPDATE: Man hit and killed by dump truck in Penticton | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Current Conditions

Mainly Sunny

Penticton News

UPDATE: Man hit and killed by dump truck in Penticton

A man was hit and killed by a dump truck at Eckhardt Avenue and Main Street in Penticton, Thursday, June 29, 2017.
June 29, 2017 - 4:18 PM

PENTICTON – A pedestrian was hit by a dump truck in downtown Penticton this afternoon.

RCMP say at about 1:51 p.m. today, June 29, a 51-year-old Penticton man was struck and runover by the trailer on a dump truck on Eckhardt Avenue between Main and Martin Streets.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to an RCMP media release. His family has been notified, but his identity has not been released.

Eckhardt Avenue between Main and Martin Streets was closed while the B.C. Coroners Service and a police traffic re-constructionist investigated.

— This story was updated at 4:14 p.m. Thursday, June 29,2017 to add details provided by the RCMP.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad or call 250-488-3065 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © iNFOnews, 2017

  • Popular kamloops News
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile