Breaking News

Motorcyclist killed in KNP crash

A Calgary motorcycle rider died in a crash in Kootenay National Park over the weekend.

According to East Kootenay Traffic Services, the 57-year-old man was heading south on Highway 93 about 12 kilometres from Radium Hot Springs at about 1:08 p.m. on Sunday, August 3.

He lost control of his motorcycle on a section of road that had a series of sharp curves on an eight per cent down grade. Road conditions were bare and dry at the time of the incident.

The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet and full leathers. The collision is under investigation by East Kootenay Traffic Services and the BC Coroners Service.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Police await autopsy results of suspicious death investigation
 
Date set for murder trial of Terrace girl in Kamloops
 
Qualicum Beach accident
Former bar owner sentenced to probation for sexual assault
 
Cartolina revitalizes Nelson heritage building
 
Profile: Port Alberni city council candidate Malcolm Menninga
Soldier wins appeal in fatal training case
 
Candy Crushers make a strong impression during national junior tryouts
 
Chemainus lifts the curtain on new brand

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 20 edition online now. Browse the archives.