This photo of a recent fatal boat crash was taken near Riondel.

UPDATED: Fruitvale man killed in Kootenay Lake boat crash

The victim of Sunday's fatal boating accident has been identified as David Larry Dale Jamieson, 30.

RCMP say a 30-year-old Fruitvale man is dead after a boat struck a rock on Kootenay Lake near Riondel about 8 p.m. Sunday.

The BC Coroners Service has identified the victim as David Larry Dale Jamieson.

He was one of four people on board a seven-meter aluminum power boat that ran into rocks at the base of a steep rock face. He died at the scene while the other three people were taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Police from Kaslo and Creston responded along with other emergency services but have not disclosed any other details.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Creston RCMP at 250-428-9313 or Crime Stoppers.

 

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