On June 29th at 151 pm, Penticton RCMP were called to the scene of an accident on Eckhardt Avenue between Main Street and Martin Street. An adult male pedestrian was deceased at the scene. It was reported that the male was struck and run over by the trailer of a dump truck. The matter is under investigation by the BC Coroners Service along with the RCMP traffic re-constructionist.
The male victim has been identified as a 51 year old resident of Penticton and family has been notified.