Fatal car crash in Rossland
Police are saying alcohol and seat belts may be factors in a fata crash in Rossland yesterday, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke.
“On Nov. 11, at (6:53 p.m.), police were dispatched to a fatal motor vehicle accident in Rossland,” he said. “When emergency services and police arrived, they found pickup truck had rolled down a steep embankment by Hwy 3B and theCentennial Trail.
“A 24-year-old Rossland male was deceased at the scene. The driver and two other passengers were taken to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries,” he said.
West Kootenay Traffic Services, The Trail Detachment, and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate.
Out of respect for the family, the name of the deceased is not being released at this time.