Officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division continue to investigate a fatal motor vehicle collision which took place on October 4, 2021.
As a result of the ongoing investigation the 61-year-old man who was driving the blue pickup truck at the time of the collision has been charged with careless driving causing death under the Highway Traffic Act.
Original Story: 82 Year Old Killed Crossing Gore Street
On October 4, 2021 around 5:00 p.m. officers responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Gore Street and Bay Street.
Upon arrival, officers located an 82-year-old woman suffering from life-threatening injuries. EMS transported her to hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.
While investigating the collision officers determined the woman was crossing Gore Street at the intersection of Bay Street, walking eastbound. A blue pickup truck, driven by a 60-year-old man, was travelling eastbound on Bay Street and turned northbound onto Gore Street. At this time, the truck struck the woman in the roadway.
Sault Ste. Marie Police, with the assistance of the OPP Highway Safety Division, continue to investigate this collision.
Anyone who may have information about the collision or who may have security camera or dash camera footage of the collision is urged to contact Traffic Services at 705-949-6300 ext. 348.