RCMP seeks witnesses to fatal crash near Kamloops

A motorcyclist collided with a deer on Highway 1 and was then hit by one or more vehicles

Police are asking for witnesses to a fatal crash near Kamloops to come forward.

On Aug. 9 at 9:45 p.m., the driver of a motorcycle travelling westbound on Highway 1, near the Lafarge exit east of the city, collided with a deer. The collision caused the driver to fall off the motorcycle, after which the person was struck by one or more vehicles.

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Police say the drivers of the vehicles that struck the fallen motorcyclists may not have realized they had hit a person on the road.

Anyone who was in the area at the time, including drivers of commercial vehicles, is asked to contact RCMP Central Interior Traffic Services at 250-828-3111.

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