Man Charged with Impaired Operation Causing Death

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On November 9, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 20-year-old Matthew White for impaired operation causing death.

On June 26, 2020 officers responded to a motor vehicle collision in the 1000 block of Peoples Road. The accused was driving a car southbound when his vehicle collided with a cyclist, also travelling southbound. The 48-year-old man operating the bicycle was transported to hospital and later died as a result of his injuries.

As a result of the investigation it is believed the accused’s ability to operate a vehicle was impaired by drug and speed was a factor in the collision. The accused was arrested on November 9, 2020 and charged with impaired operation causing death and dangerous operation causing death. He was held for bail court.