Man dies following tractor crash near Vernon

Armstrong, BC – Only July 4, 2017 Armstrong RCMP responded to reports of an accident involving a farm combine on Gulch Road in Spallumscheen, BC.

Reportedly a farm vehicle left the road and plunged over an embankment, coming to rest on its roof. The driver, a 64-year-old male, was the only person involved in the crash, and he was declared deceased at the scene.

Emergency health services, the coroner, Worksafe BC and an RCMP Collision Reconstructionist all attended the scene.

At this point evidence simply indicates that this was an unfortunate accident. The farm combine will be undergoing a mechanical inspection.

Police File # 2017- 14597

Vernon RCMP

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