Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

June 12, 2014 13:56 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Identifies Motor Vehicle Incident Victim

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 12, 2014) -

For Immediate Release


June 12, 2014

Ministry of Justice

BC Coroners Service


BC Coroners Service identifies motor vehicle incident victim

KELOWNA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after a motor vehicle incident near Kimberley on June 10, 2014.

He is John Robert Williams, aged 45. Mr. Williams is a resident of Guelph, Ontario, but had most recently been working in the Kimberley area.

Mr. Williams was the operator of a motorcycle which was heading southbound on Highway 95A at about 3:30 p.m. on June 10, 2014, when he lost control and left the highway about one kilometre north of the Forest Creek Subdivision Road in Marysville, about 10 kilometres from Kimberley. Mr. Williams was deceased at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP East Kootenay Traffic Services continue to investigate this death.

Mr. Williams's family has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Larry Marzinzik
    Regional Coroner, Interior Region
    BC Coroners Service
    250 861-7429