Coroner identifies victim of Kootenay Lake boating accident

Dave Jamieson of Fruitvale died Sunday when boat struck rocks

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died following a boating incident on Kootenay Lake near Riondel on Sunday.

He was David Larry Dale Jamieson, aged 30, from Fruitvale.

Jamieson was one of four persons aboard a seven-metre aluminium power boat on Kootenay Lake. About 8 p.m. on Sunday, the boat ran into rocks at the base of a steep rock face near the Riondel ferry terminal on the east side of the lake. Jamieson died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.

 

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