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Posted: June 27, 2022

Youth killed in motor vehicle incident near Golden

A 16-year-old youth died in a fatal motor vehicle incident south of Golden June 25.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m., following a grad party in Parson.

Golden-Field RCMP is still investigating the event in partnership with the BC Coroner’s Service.

“All loss of life is tragic, but it is exponentially so when it involves the death of a young person” said Cst. Kat Robinson, Media Relations Officer with the Golden-Field RCMP. “The Golden RCMP asks the community to please come together and support one-another in this impossibly difficult time.”

Support is here if you need it. The following services are available here in Golden:

  • The BC Crisis line, 1-800-784-2433 (24hrs/day, seven days/week).
  • Kids Help Phone, provides anyone under 20 with professional counselling or advice, 1-800-668-6868 (24hrs/day, seven days/week).
  • Community Based Counselling and Support Services at the Golden Family Centre, 250-344-2000 (Monday – Friday).
  • Police Based Victim Services, 250-344-3920 (24hrs/day, seven days/week).
  • Local RCMP Detachment, 250-344-2221 (non-emergency calls).
  • Call 911 in case of an emergency (24hrs/day, 7 days/week)

As the incident is still under investigation, no further information is available at this time.


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