April 23, 2013 4:00 pm

Kelowna man killed in skiing accident

Bernot died Monday after falling down a 16 metre cliff.

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A Kelowna man has died as the result of a skiing accident.

The incident happened Monday in Glacier National Park in an area known as Young’s Peak.

The coroner’s office says Joshua Matthew Bernot, 30, was witnessed falling off a 16 metre cliff.

He died at the scene.

Bernot was optometrist who worked at Orchard Park Optometry.

He moved to the Okanagan from Illinois in 2009.

His bio says he was a volunteer at the Kelowna SPCA as a dog walker and involved in several sports.

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