On March 17 at 4:45 am, Punnichy RCMP responded to a fatal pedestrian/motor vehicle collision on the Gordon First Nation. Upon arrival the members found that a 31-year-old male had been struck by a motor vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Lestock EMS.
Minutes later, a 35-year-old male was taken into custody and has been charged with Impaired Driving Causing Death. He was scheduled to appear in Provincial Court in Punnichy on March 20, 2012.
RCMP collision analysts attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing. Names will not be released at this time, pending permission from the family.