POLICE – Woman killed as motorcycle collides with deer on Tod Mtn. Road

A crash on Tod Road Saturday night claimed the life of a woman and sent one other to hospital.

On June 25, 2022, just before 9 p.m. Kamloops RCMP received a report of a motorcycle crash near the 700 block of Tod Mountain Road.

A motorcycle was travelling westbound on Tod Mountain Road toward the highway when it collided with a deer and went off the road.

“Despite efforts of first responders the female passenger was unfortunately declared dead at the scene,” said Cpl. Dana Napier a spokesperson for the Kamloops RCMP.

At this point in the investigation speed and alcohol are not believed to be contributing factors in the collision, Cpl. Napier said.

The BC Coroner Service was notified and is also investigating. A section of the road was closed while first responded attended and investigated.

Anyone with information related to the collision or video footage from dash camera’s is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-8328-3000.

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