On December 15th, 2014 at 11:23 am the Nakusp RCMP responded to a report of a snowmobile fatality in a remote area approximately 25 kilometres north of Nakusp.
The fatal collision occurred approximately 7 kilometres from Hwy 23 on a non-maintained section of the Halfway Hotsprings Forest Service Road. The collision is believed to have occurred sometime during the previous evening.
Two residents of Slocan Park, a 27 year old male and a 29 year old female, died as a result of the collision with a downed tree. Neither were wearing helmets at the time of the collision.
The identity of the male and female are not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin and continued investigation by the BC Coroners Service.