BC Highway Patrol – Nelson investigating fatal collision with a pedestrian

Castlegar, BC Highway Patrol, Collision Unit

2023-12-16 16:34 PST

File # 2301-2023-6264

On December 15, 2023, at 7:00 am Castlegar RCMP and BC Highway Patrol – Nelson responded to a report of a collision between a Ford F150 pickup truck and a pedestrian on Highway 22 south of Castlegar. Tragically, a 36 year old male from the Trail area succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the Ford F150 remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. BC Highway Patrol is asking for anyone who may have witnessed this collision, may have dashcam video, or may have observed the pedestrian on the highway prior to the collision to contact BC Highway Patrol Nelson at 250-354-5180 and refer to file number 2023-6264.

Released by:

Insp. Chad Badry
OIC Kootenay Highway Patrol
BC Highway Patrol
1010 Second Street, Nelson, BC V1L 6A2
Office: 250-354-5146
Fax: 250-354-5126

Email: chad.badry@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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