Motorcycle rider dies after West Kelowna crash

Efforts at the scene of a doctor and paramedics not enough to save man's life.

A 30-year-old West Kelowna man is dead after a single vehicle collision on Boucherie Road in West Kelowna  Sunday.

Police say witnesses saw the man riding a blue Harley Davidson motorcycle and passing unsafely and exceeding the posted speed limit heading south on Boucherie Road from Highway 97 just after 1:15 p.m. July 5.

The driver lost control of the motorcycle near Proserpine Road and was thrown off the bike.

A doctor and and paramedic worked on him at the scene and he was transported to hospital but he died a short time later as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash.

An RCMP traffic analyst was called to do a thorough scene investigation and police are investigating to confirm the contributing factors in the accident.

Police are asking anyone who saw anything related to the crash and who has not already spoken to them, to contact Const. Bevan at 250-980-5353.