Snowmobiler who died in Sicamous-area avalanche identified

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SICAMOUS - The B.C. Coroners Service has identified the man who died in an avalanche near Sicamous last week.

When Kevin James Oystryk, 34, of Sicamous failed to return from a planned day of snowmobiling in the Owl's head recreation area near Morton Lake he was reported missing.

He had been caught in an avalanche and his body was found by Search and Rescue teams two days after he went missing.

The B.C. Coroners Service and the RCMP continue to investigate his death.

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