Teen charged in fatal Kapuskasing crash
Published Monday, August 19, 2019 9:50AM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, August 21, 2019 3:22PM EDT
Ontario Provincial Police say charges have been laid in a crash that killed a 17-year-old last Friday.
Four youth were travelling in a vehicle on Cargill Road in Kapuskasing when it crash. Three of the occupants were injured, while one person died as a result of the collision.
Now, police say a 16-year-old from the town has been charged with:
- Dangerous operation causing death
- Dangerous operation causing bodily harm x 2
A single car crash involving four youth turned fatal over the weekend.
Ontario Provinicial Police say the crash happened Friday, August 16 after 8 p.m. on Cargill Road.
The four young people in the vehicle were injured in the collision and sent to hospital via ambulance.
Two were released with non-life threatening injuries, while a 17-year-old female has passed away, and a 15-year-old male remains in hospital.
The road was closed for approximately 13 hours, but has since been reopened.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and are reminding the public to drive with caution and always wear a seatbelt.