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Woman, 35, dies in North Okanagan motorcycle crash: RCMP

According to the RCMP, the incident happened near Grindrod, along the 7100 block of Highway 97A, on Friday shortly after 5 p.m. Global News / File

A woman died in a motorcycle crash in the North Okanagan on Friday afternoon, say police.

According to the RCMP, the incident happened near Grindrod, along the 7100 block of Highway 97A, shortly after 5 p.m.

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Police say the motorbike was the only vehicle involved in the crash, which claimed the life of the driver, a 35-year-old woman from Clearwater.

On Monday, RCMP said “the investigation has determined the motorcyclist was travelling in a group of riders when she unexpectedly lost control and was ejected from her bike. Sadly, despite lifesaving efforts of those at the scene, the 35-year-old woman was pronounced deceased.”

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On behalf of the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP, I would like to extend our deepest condolences to the deceased’s family and friends, said Const. Chris Terleski.

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