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Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Identifies Deceased Snowmobiler


KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2013) -

Feb. 20, 2013

Ministry of Justice
BC Coroners Service

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died following a snowmobiling incident near Clearwater on Feb. 17, 2013.

He was Kelvin Victor Bell, aged 50, of Hardisty, Alberta, a community in east-central Alberta.

Mr. Bell was one of a group of snowmobilers who had spent the day of Feb. 17 snowmobiling in the mountainous area northwest of Clearwater. While heading down the mountain in the late afternoon, Mr. Bell lost control of his snowmobile, which hit a large tree. Mr. Bell was deceased at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.

The family of Mr. Bell has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.

Connect with the Province of B.C. at:

BC Coroners Service
Larry Marzinzik
Regional Coroner, Interior Region
250 861-7429

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