The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of two men who died following a motorcycle incident in Vernon on June 28, 2015.
They were James Tyler Folden, aged 23, of Lumby, and Trinity James Dale Bright, aged 24, originally from Cherryvale but most recently living in Canmore, Alberta.
Mr. Folden was the driver and Mr. Bright the passenger on an off-road motorcycle which struck a parked utility trailer in the 3500-block East Vernon Road in the early morning hours of June 28. Both were deceased at the scene.
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate these deaths.
The families of both men have been notified of the deaths. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
For further information, please contact:
Regional Coroner, Interior Region
BC Coroners Service