Victim of fatal snowmobile crash near Sicamous identified

David Mark Yule, 49, died after his snowmobile went off a steep cliff at Owl Head Mountain, about 25 km southeast of Sicamous.
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KELOWNA - The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died in a snowmobile accident near Sicamous.

He was David Mark Yule, 49, from Blind Bay, a small community on the southwest shore of Shuswap Lake.

Yule was operating a snowmobile on Owl Head Mountain, about 25 km southeast of Sicamous at roughly noon on Jan. 9, when his snowmobile went over a steep cliff.

Both Vernon Search and Rescue and B.C. Ambulance sent helicopters with medical personnel, but it was too late. Yule died at the scene.

The Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate his death.

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