Man killed near Keremeos remains unidentified

A man struck and killed on Highway 3 near Keremeos Friday night remains unidentified.
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PENTICTON - A man who was struck and killed while crossing the highway near Keremeos Friday night remains unidentified.

At 11:03 p.m. on April 17, a blue Dodge pickup truck travelling east on Highway 3, just south of the intersection with Highway 3A in Keremeos, and collided with a man crossing the highway.

The driver of the truck remained on scene and cooperated fully with police and Highway 3 was closed for several hours as a result of the incident.

Alcohol and speed are not considered factors in the accident.

The man, who has yet to be identified, was wearing dark clothing at the time of the accident. He is described as Caucasian, 25 to 30 years of age with thick, brown hair that was pulled back. He was wearing black shorts, dark blue Croc shoes and a flannel dark brown jacket.

If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact the Keremeos RCMP detachment at 250-499-2250.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at sarstad@infonews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


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