Crash near Salmo claims driver

West Kootenay Traffic Services have reported a traffic fatality near Salmo on the weekend.

  • Jan. 30, 2017 8:00 p.m.
The RCMP report that a Salmo man was killed in a traffic accident on Sunday.

The RCMP report that a Salmo man was killed in a traffic accident on Sunday.

One man is dead after his car drove off the highway near Salmo on Sunday.

According to an RCMP release, the 72-year-old man, who was a Salmo resident, was found deceased after he went off Highway 3 about four kilometres east of the village.

Investigators are still working to determine what caused the accident, although RCMP said road conditions were likely not a factor.

No name has been released at this time.

 

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