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Vehicle ends up in Okanagan River Channel

Emergency crews on the scene of a car crash at Skaha Lake Road and Highway 97 in Penticton early this morning, Thursday, July 16, 2015. A vehicle ended up in the Okanagan River Channel.
Image Credit: Contributed/Skylar Noe-Vack
July 16, 2015 - 9:03 AM

PENTICTON - An early morning car crash ended with a vehicle in the Okanagan River Channel this morning.

Penticton RCMP, B.C. Ambulance and Penticton Fire Department personnel responded to call at 12:34 a.m., July 16, to the crash at the intersection of Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway.

RCMP ensured everyone had made it out of the vehicle in the water.

A marine unit was also brought in to assist in a search of the channel, according to an unconfirmed Facebook report by Skylar Noe-Vack.

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

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