Vernon RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV incident north of Lumby.
Tuesday, July 25th, 2023, at approximately 7:30 p.m., emergency services responded to the 100-block of Shuswap Falls Road following a report of an accident involving an ATV.
According to RCMP, two men were riding separate ATVs when one of the machines and its rider went over an embankment of approximately 20 meters.
The second person promptly sought help from a nearby residence. There is no cellular service in the area.
Despite the rescue efforts, the 47-year-old man from Quesnel was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing but it's suspected alcohol may have played a role in the incident.
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