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RCMP Respond to a Fatal Collision

06.09.2019 15:07
By: Brayden Hnatiuk

collision involving a motorcycle and a vehicle

At approximately 11:05 pm, on Wednesday (Sept.5), Oakbank and St. Pierre Jolys RCMP responded to a serious collision involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.

The collision occurred on Road 207, south of Highway 1, in the RM of Springfield.

The initial investigation determined that a vehicle travelling north on Highway 207, crossed the centre line and collided with a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 24-year-old male from Lorette, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, 31-year-old Jasen Chevalier of Ile Des Chenes, was arrested and charged with Impaired Operation of a Vehicle Causing Death and Impaired Operation of a Vehicle with a blood-alcohol level equal to or exceeding 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood causing death.

Oakbank RCMP along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.