Cawston man dead from cliff fall near Big White

A 67-year-old Cawston man has died after he fell from a cliff Sunday afternoon.

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A 67-year-old Cawston man has died after he fell from a cliff Sunday afternoon.

The man, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, had his Jeep parked on a narrow roadway on the 201 Forest Service Road near Big White while in the area with several friends when it started to roll. With his vehicle nearing a cliff, the man attempted to stop it from going over the embankment. Kelowna RCMP said he fell approximately 50 metres while the Jeep continued for 30 more.

The man suffered fatal injuries and his body was recovered by Big White Fire Department personnel. No one else was injured in the incident.

The Kelowna RCMP continue to assist the B.C. Coroners Service in the investigation.