Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

July 10, 2015 17:13 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Identifies Motorcycle Incident Victim

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 10, 2015) -

For Immediate Release

2015JAG0163-001065

July 10, 2015

Ministry of Justice

BC Coroners Service

INFORMATION BULLETIN

BC Coroners Service identifies motorcycle incident victim

KELOWNA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after a motorcycle incident near Radium Hot Springs on July 4, 2015.

He was Jarret Andrew Wetyk, aged 29, of Calgary.

Mr. Wetyk was the operator of a motorcycle that was southbound on Highway 93/95 at about 7:30 p.m. on July 4. About five kilometres south of Radium Hot Springs, the motorcycle was in collision with a semi-trailer also heading southbound. Mr. Wetyk was deceased at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.

Mr. Wetyk'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

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