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Fatal boating collision on Kootenay Lake

Creston RCMP are continuing to investigate the cause a fatal boating collision on Kootenay Lake over the weekend.

Corporal Monte Taylor says speed and alcohol have not been ruled out.

A 30-year old Fruitvale man was killed after a boat carrying four people struck a rock near Riondel Sunday night.

The other three occupants, also from Fruitvale, were taken to Kootenay Lake Hospital with undisclosed injuries.

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No names have been released.

Taylor says the investigation is preliminary and they are still collecting information.

The coroner’s report is expected to be released later today.

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