Harmeet Singh identified as victim of fatal Chestermere crash
Harmeet Singh Death – The family of a man who was killed in a collision involving multiple vehicles close to Chestermere has recognized their loved one as the victim. He is known as Harmeet Singh and is 29 years old, according to a GoFundMe website. His brother started the page in order to collect donations in order to bring their sibling’s body back to India. The collision took place at approximately three in the morning on Friday, causing the westbound lanes of the Trans-Canada highway to be closed. The RCMP is aware that two trucks were parked on the shoulder of the roadway when a third semi-truck struck them from behind.
Related topic: Red Deer man faces charges in fatal Deerfoot crash
After a tragic head-on collision occurred on Calgary’s Deerfoot Trail early on Friday, a man from Red Deer has been charged in connection with the incident. A car and a truck were involved in a collision just after three in the morning at 32 Avenue NE, according to the Calgary police department. The truck was traveling in the northbound direction on the southbound lane. The driver of the 2009 Ford F-150 pickup truck was said to have sustained minor injuries, while the driver of the automobile was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, as reported by the police.
Alcohol and speed were the primary contributing factors, according to the officers who investigated the crash. The driver, 29-year-old Tyson Tyler Giroux, is facing three charges that include one count of failure or refusal to comply with a demand after an accident resulting in death, one count of impaired operation of a conveyance causing death, and one count of dangerous operation of a conveyance causing death. The victim has also been recognized by the police; however, the specifics will not be disclosed until a later time, once a connection has been made with the victim’s next of kin.
“Today’s collision shows the risk of making the wrong decisions,” says Collision Reconstruction Unit Sgt. Colin Foster in a statement. “In this case, it was the decisions to drink and drive and travel the wrong way on a roadway, which sadly resulted in the death of another motorist. The point should not be misunderstood: “Do not drink and drive.” Anyone who witnessed or has information on this occurrence is urged to contact the police at the following number: 403-266-1234. Those who wish to remain anonymous may do so by calling Crime Stoppers at the following number: 1-800-222-8477.
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