Man dead after colliding with cow on Hwy 3
A Cranbook man (58) has died on Hwy 3 and Eholt Road (near Wilgress Lake) after colliding his motorcycle with a domestic cow around 10:40 p.m, Aug. 10.
His motorcycle was in the fast lane, heading east and passing a slower moving vehicle when he struck the cow on the highway,
He was pronounced dead at the Grand Forks Hospital. Speed and alcohol are not factors, according to the West Kootenay Traffic Service’s news release,
Social media reports said cows were spotted along this section of highway throughout the day, and the RCMP stated they will continue to investigate domestic animal activity on the roadways in that area.