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Rockslide near Penticton claims one life…

PENTICTON, BC: One person is dead following a rockslide near Penticton on Sunday morning…

Police say at approximately 9:17 AM, the Penticton RCMP received a report of a rockslide which was blocking Green Lake Rd.

Upon Police arrival, officers observed a large boulder on the road as well as many other boulders on the property above the road that had come down on their own. It is believed the homeowner, an 81 year-old man, had been outside when he was struck and killed by a falling boulder. The home located on the property had also been struck by falling boulders.

The Penticton RCMP continue to assist the BC Coroners Services with their investigation into the incident.

No further information is being released at this time.

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