Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Charges laid in deadly collision near The Pas

  • Print

The driver of a pick-up truck that collided with another truck just north of The Pas last week is facing charges.

RCMP said John Anthony Ducharme, 44, of Opaskwayak Cree Nation, has been charged with impaired driving causing death and driving while prohibited.

Ducharme was allegedly driving a southbound pick-up on Dec. 21 on Highway 10, about 15 kilometres north of The Pas, when he drifted across the centre lane and struck a northbound pick-up.

The force of the collision threw both trucks into the east ditch. Both drivers had to be extricated from their trucks.

The driver of the northbound truck, a 63-year-old man from Shoal River First Nation, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said his name will not be released.

Ducharme was taken to hospital in stable condition.

The collision remains under investigation and police said additional charges will likely be filed against Ducharme.

 

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

Comments are not accepted on this story because they might prejudice a case before the courts.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Public finally sees inside the Museum for Human Rights

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS June 23, 2011 Local - A Monarch butterfly is perched on a flower  in the newly opened Butterfly Garden in Assiniboine Park Thursday morning.
  • Marc Gallant/Winnipeg Free Press. Gardening Column- Assiniboine Park English Garden. July 19, 2002.

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you support Canada's involvement in the fight against Islamic State?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google