Media Release: August 13th, 2013

On August 13th, 2013, at approximately 2:00 am, Nelson Police were notified of a possible motor vehicle accident in the area of Kootenay Lake Hospital. Nelson members attended the area immediately and located the accident scene. The accident was a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. The rider was located and emergency medical attention was provided by members until EHS and Nelson Fire attended. The rider was transported to Kootenay Lake Hospital by EHS where he succumbed to his injuries. At this time the name of the rider is being withheld pending notification of family. Nelson Police, along with the assistance of the Nelson RCMP Integrated Collision Analyst, are continuing their investigation as to the cause of the motor vehicle accident.