Early Morning Accident Claims One Life

Vernon RCMP and the North Okanagan Traffic Services are investigating a fatal single vehicle early Tuesday. 

Police say about 5:45am, an SUV went off the road on Mission Road near Allan Brooks Way and hit a power pole. The driver, and only occupant of the vehicle,  died as a result of the collision. 

“An RCMP collision analyst is currently on scene to conduct further investigation into the cause of the collision”. Says Cst. Kelly Brett. “Mission Road remains open at this time with single lane alternating traffic. Please adjust your route to work this morning in an effort to keep the area clear and allow emergency personnel to work”. 

North Okanagan Traffic Services and the BC Coroner Services continue to investigate the collision and death.