Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

July 20, 2012 13:18 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Confirms Identity of Motorcyclist

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 20, 2012) -

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2012JAG0155-001066

July 20, 2012

Ministry of Justice

BC Coroners Service

BC Coroners Service confirms identity of motorcyclist

KELOWNA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died as a result of a motorcycle accident which occurred near Vernon on July 17, 2012.

The man is Nathan William Halisheff, aged 33, from Clandonald, Alberta.

Mr. Halisheff was in the process of entering a highway when he was knocked from his motorcycle by a travel-trailer.

Mr. Halisheff was transported from the scene of the accident to Vernon Jubilee Hospital, but was unable to recover from his injuries.

The BC Coroners Service continues to investigate this death.

The family of Mr. Halisheff 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.

The BC Coroners Service expresses its condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Halisheff.

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