Gods Lake Narrows man charged after fatal accident in Peguis First Nation

A 32-year-old Gods Lake Narrows man is charged with impaired driving causing death after a collision in Peguis First Nation that killed a 33-year-old woman who was in his vehicle.

Peguis RCMP were called to the single-vehicle crash around 2:20 p.m. Nov. 24 and determined that the man was travelling southbound on West Road when he tried to move over to make room for a vehicle approaching in the opposite direction.He lost control of the vehicle, went into the ditch and hit a driveway approach. The female passenger from Fisher River Cree Nation was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. A 33-year-old man from Peguis First Nation who was also in the vehicle sustained minor injuries, as did the driver.

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Investigation of the accident continues with assistance from an RCMP forensic collision. reconstructionist.

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