DRUMMOND NORTH ELMSLEY TOWNSHIP – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) have concluded the investigation of a fatal collision on Highway 7 east of the Town of Perth.
Officers were called to the scene at 06:40am on Wednesday June 28, 2017.
Investigation revealed that an eastbound cyclist, Christopher SMITH (49 years) of the Town of Perth was struck by an eastbound GMC cube van. SMITH sustained fatal injuries.
John CASTRO (30 years) of Etobicoke is charged:
One (1) Count. Careless Driving.
Contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.
CASTRO was summonsed to appear at the Provincial Offences Court in the Town of Perth.