Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

June 30, 2015 13:58 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service identifies victims of motorcycle crash

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 30, 2015) -

INFORMATION BULLETIN
For Immediate Release Ministry of Justice
2015JAG0150-000990 BC Coroners Service
June 30, 2015

BC Coroners Service identifies victims of motorcycle crash

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of two men who died following a motorcycle incident in Vernon on June 28, 2015.

They were James Tyler Folden, aged 23, of Lumby, and Trinity James Dale Bright, aged 24, originally from Cherryvale but most recently living in Canmore, Alberta.

Mr. Folden was the driver and Mr. Bright the passenger on an off-road motorcycle which struck a parked utility trailer in the 3500-block East Vernon Road in the early morning hours of June 28. Both were deceased at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate these deaths.

The families of both men have been notified of the deaths. 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