Snowmobiler killed near Valemount from Kamloops
A 61 year-old Kamloops man is dead after a snowmobiling incident near Valemount on Jan. 8.
The man, who the B.C. Coroner's Service has identified as Richard Allan McDonald, was found pinned under his snowmobile in a ditch next to Highway 5.
McDonald had been operating the vehicle in a clearing between the treeline and the roadway.
He was transferred to the Valemount Health Unit, where he was pronounced dead after resuscitation attempts failed.
The coroner's office and RCMP Traffic Services are investigating his death.