Man dies after his truck hits tree

On Nov. 4, at approximately 6:40 p.m., Chase RCMP responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Notch Hill Road.

  • Nov. 6, 2015 11:00 a.m.

A Shuswap man died after he drove off the road and his truck struck a tree on Wednesday night.

On Nov. 4, at approximately 6:40 p.m., Chase RCMP responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Notch Hill Road, near the intersection with McKenzie Road.

When police arrived, it was determined that a pick-up truck driven by a 60 year old man had left the roadway and collided with a tree.

There is no word on what might have caused the man to drive off the road. His identity has not yet been released.

Police were assisted at the scene by BC Ambulance, as well as Sorrento and Chase Fire Departments.

The driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service is continuing the investigation.