File photo

Police investigating fatal collision near Grave Lake

Grave Lake is located approximately halfway between Sparwood and Elkford

A fatal collision in the Grave Lake area has resulted in the death of one individual.

Elk Valley RCMP explained that they are currently investigating the collision which they believe happened early this morning.

Emergency services from Sparwood and the greater Elk Valley responded at approximately 7 a.m. to the collision scene and remained in the area for most of the day.

RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance with the investigation as they believe one of the occupants of the collision was picked up close to the Line Creek Mine and transported to Sparwood.

RCMP would like to speak with the individual who picked up the occupant of the vehicle to gain further details.

If you have any information on this event please call the Elk Valley RCMP at 250-425-6233.

Grave Lake is located approximately halfway between Sparwood and Elkford.



editor@thefreepress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Two killed in two-vehicle crash on Highway 1

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Your weekly Mountain Minute

This week’s top stories… Continue reading

Highway 1 closed to due fatal accident east of Revelstoke

A dump truck lost control and the driver was ejected

Turning Back the Pages: Donald was a happening place before the fire

By Colleen Palumbo Recently, the Golden Museum came into possession of a… Continue reading

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Vancouver Island teens missing after vehicle found ablaze near Dease Lake, BC

RCMP say a body discovered nearby not one of the missing teens

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

The federal government apologized in 1988 for its racism against ‘enemy aliens’

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill

He said the proper venue for the disagreement is Federal Court

Most Read