Vancouver police investigate fatal crash near Jericho Beach

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Vancouver police are investigating a crash that has claimed the life of a man near Jericho Beach.

Police say officers responded to multiple 911 calls of a man driving erratically Sunday night.

They say the driver hit a tree, and after several unsuccessful attempts by Vancouver firefighters and paramedics to revive him, he died at the scene.

Constable Tania Visintin says speed was a factor in the ccrash, but police are still investigating to determine if there were any other factors.

She says police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them.

This is Vancouver’s 14th motor vehicle fatality of 2021.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 11, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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