Government of British Columbia



Government of British Columbia

February 20, 2013 15:05 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Identifies Deceased Snowmobiler

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2013) -

INFORMATION BULLETIN
2013JAG0054-000303
Feb. 20, 2013
Ministry of Justice
BC Coroners Service

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died following a snowmobiling incident near Clearwater on Feb. 17, 2013.

He was Kelvin Victor Bell, aged 50, of Hardisty, Alberta, a community in east-central Alberta.

Mr. Bell was one of a group of snowmobilers who had spent the day of Feb. 17 snowmobiling in the mountainous area northwest of Clearwater. While heading down the mountain in the late afternoon, Mr. Bell lost control of his snowmobile, which hit a large tree. Mr. Bell was deceased at the scene.

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

The family of Mr. Bell 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

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