August 13, 2019 1:49 pm
Updated: August 13, 2019 3:22 pm

Burnaby man killed in early morning collision in Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP are investigating a fatal crash early Tuesday that claimed the life of a Lower Mainland motorist.


Kelowna RCMP say a man is dead following a motor-vehicle collision that took place shortly before 1 a.m. on Tuesday.

According to police, the collision occurred at Harvey Avenue and Cooper Road, and involved an eastbound Cadillac SUV on Harvey and a northbound Honda Accord on Cooper.

Police say the collision happened around 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday.


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Police say the driver of the Honda, a 30-year-old man from Burnaby, was taken to hospital and pronounced dead. The driver of the Cadillac was reported as having minor injuries.

The crash scene was closed for several hours.

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“Drugs and alcohol are not factors in this crash,” Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Megan Foster said.

“A woman who spoke with the responding paramedics, identified herself as a witness to the crash. To advance this investigation, officers would like this woman to contact the Kelowna RCMP.”

RCMP are asking her, along with any other witnesses, to come forward and speak to police.

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