1 dead, 1 injured in UTV accident in Lake Country: COSAR – Okanagan

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One person is dead following an off-road incident in Lake Country early Saturday.

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) says it was called out to Spion Kop shortly before 5 a.m., for a UTV accident involving two people.

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COSAR said one person was dead while the other was transported to Kelowna General Hospital.

The search-and-rescue agency said that Lake Country Fire Rescue and RCMP were also involved in the rescue.

COSAR added that a helicopter was brought in to remove the damaged UTV.

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Global News has reached out to police for more information.

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COSAR crews reached the scene by using their own UTV, then walking a short distance to the accident area.


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