Account Login/Registration

Access KelownaNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below.


Facebook


OR


Register

Privacy Policy

Man dies after boat collides with shore in southern BC

Police in southern BC are investigating following a fatal boating accident this week.

Accoridng to RCMP, on Thursday at 2:28 pm, officers were called to the southwest shore of Kootenay Lake for a boat collision. Investigators found that the boat ran aground near "Rhinoceros Point."

At the time of the collision, the boat had two occupants. The 25-year-old Boswell man received serious injuries from the crash and later died.

"The investigation is still in the preliminary stages, however, there is no indication that impairment by the driver was a factor," said Cpl. Derek Pitt.

More to come.



Support local journalism by clicking here to make a one-time contribution or by subscribing for a small monthly fee. We appreciate your consideration and any contribution you can provide.


Visit our Facebook page to comment on this story.

Sign up for local eNews delivered to your inbox by 7 am every day.

Send your comments, news tips, letter to the editor, photos and videos to news@kelownanow.com.

To report a typo, send an email to news@kelownanow.com.





Wed
25℃


Thu
25℃


Fri
24℃


Sat
28℃


Sun
29℃


Mon
32℃

Top Stories

Follow Us

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Youtube Listen on Soundcloud Follow Our TikTok Feed Follow Our RSS
Privacy Policy