Penticton pedestrian killed in intersection

A 20-year-old Penticton man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while crossing an intersection.

  • Feb. 3, 2011 8:00 a.m.

A 20-year-old Penticton man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while crossing an intersection.

“At this point I am not anticipating any charges being laid. At this time the preliminary investigation shows the van was travelling through the intersection on a green light,” said Sgt. Rick Dellebuur.

RCMP said they responded to a motor vehicle accident on Tuesday at 9:50 p.m. at the intersection of Fairview Road and Channel Parkway after a northbound 2004 Pontiac Montana van driven by a 73-year-old Kaleden man struck the male who was crossing the road.

Dellebuur said the pedestrian was transported to Penticton Regional Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. Penticton RCMP are continuing their investigation into the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 250-770-4715.

Just Posted

Summerland Festival of Lights will have entertainment three stages

Organizers anticipate 12,000 to 14,000 people to attend event to launch festive season

Four Penticton residents celebrating their 100th birthday

They shared some of their stories and advice on living well

Award-winning artist Belle Plaine coming to the Dream Cafe

Belle Plaine and the Vultures have multiple shows next week in the Okanagan starting in Penticton.

Penticton United Church welcomes Makers’ Market Nov. 23

From baking, to knitting, to toys and everything in between, get your Christmas shopping done early

Overtime heroics help Vees to 2-1 overtime victory

Vees cracked Chenard late in the overtime frame, with only 15 seconds remaining in extra time

Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada, The Weather Network predicts

In British Columbia temperatures will be slightly above normal and precipitation will be just below normal

B.C. woman ordered to return dog to ex-boyfriend for $2,000

After the two broke up, documents state, they agree to share custody of the dog, named Harlen

Cirque-inspired Nutcracker sleigh rides into outdoor Okanagan theatre

Caravan Farm Theatre stages unique re-imaginging of beloved Christmas classic

B.C. petition calls for seat belts in new school buses

Agassiz bus driver collects 124,000 signatures in support

Kamloops woman fatally hit by truck was a TRU employee

The investigation into the Nov. 15 pedestrian fatality near Thompson Rivers University continues

Accused Lake Country wife-killer going to trial more than three years later

Lambertus Westervelt, 63, was charged in April 2019 for allegedly killing his wife in June 2016

Sicamous’ second cannabis store set to open

Sicamous Trading Company designed to fit with community’s love for nature and adventure

Nineteen boats carrying invasive mussels stopped at B.C. borders

Waters of Columbia-Shuswap still test mussel-free

Most Read