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Second Nelson police officer dies in hospital following avalanche
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Second Nelson police officer dies in hospital following avalanche

Flags are at half-mast in Nelson, B.C., Saturday, as the second police officer caught in an avalanche while skiing off-duty has died. The City of Nelson released the tragic news that Const. Mathieu Nolet succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Kelowna. Read more: Private funeral service held for Nelson, B.C. police officer who died in avalanche Read next: A rare green comet not seen in 50,000 years is coming. Here’s how Canadians can see it “It is hard to fully express the sadness we are feeling here,” said Nelson Police Chief Donovan Fisher. “The memorial for Const. Wade Tittemore was this past week, and now we’ve lost a second officer and friend. It is devastating.”On Jan. 9, Nelson police officers Wade Tittemore and Mathieu ...
Nelson police officer killed in avalanche, second officer critically injured
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Nelson police officer killed in avalanche, second officer critically injured

The Nelson Police Board has confirmed one of its officers has died and another is critically injured after they were caught in an avalanche near Kaslo. It adds, both officers were on snowmobiles when the incident occured.The City of Nelson made the announcement in a Facebook post Monday evening.The identities of the officers have not been publicly shared. Trending Now Global News spoke with Nelson mayor Janice Morisson, who offers her condolences to the family.The City says more information will be released in the coming days.Global News has reached out to first responders for comment. Story continues below advertisement  This is a developing story.More to come. Source link