ATV crash near Summerland claims the life of Tappen man

A 56-year-old Tappen man is dead following an ATV crash on Cartwright Mountain to the northwest of Summerland.

  • Aug. 23, 2016 5:00 p.m.

A 56-year-old Tappen man is dead following an ATV crash on Cartwright Mountain to the northwest of Summerland.

On August 22 a cyclist who came upon the crash site contacted the Summerland RCMP.

Investigation revealed that the ATV was traversing a narrow bicycle trail above the crash scene when the operator lost control and rolled down an embankment. The operator did not use the ATVs seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, killing him.