B.C.’s war hero is believed to have been killed in a car accident.
The man who raised the Prince of Wales was travelling to an event in the Peace River area of B.A.T. when he was struck and killed by a vehicle, the RCMP said.
A witness who witnessed the accident told the CBC he thought the man had been hit by a tractor trailer and his body was dumped in the road.
“It’s a miracle that no one was hurt,” said the witness, who asked not to be identified.
The RCMP say the man was wearing a military-style outfit and carrying a large rifle when he died.RCMP are asking anyone who has information on the case to call the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at 1-800-787-8529.