NEWS RELEASE · 10th May 2010
North District Traffic Service
On Sunday, May 9th, at 7:51pm the RCMP received report of a vehicle crash on Highway 16 approximately 2 km west of Junction Highway 16 and 37 North near Kitwanga, B.C.
Police and Emergency Services attended to the scene which was located on Highway 16. The asphalt paved highway and weather conditions at this location were good.
It appears a 46 year old male resident of Kitwanga, BC was eastbound on a blue 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle when it left the roadway and entered the ditch. The injured driver and lone person on the motorcycle was taken to hospital in Hazleton, B.C. where he passed away.
Notification of next of kin has been done. Name of the deceased is not being released at this time by police.
Investigation continues into the cause of this single vehicle crash by New Hazelton RCMP; Traffic Services and the Coroner.
Anyone who witnessed this crash are requested to contact the police.