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Omemee teen charged in crash that killed a Peterborough woman

KNAWARTHA LAKES-An 18 year old Omemee man has been charged foillowing a motor vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a 55-year-old Peterborough woman.

On March 15, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m. a two vehicle collision took place at the intersection of Lansdowne Street and Roger Neilson Way in Peterborough. During the collision the female victim, 55-year-old Josie Lemaire, suffered injuries that resulted in her death.

As a result of the investigation an 18-year-old male from Omemee, Ontario is charged with the following:

  • Careless driving causing death (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Red light – fail to stop (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Operate unsafe vehicle (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Defective breaking system (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Overweight vehicle – violate permit (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Insecure load (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Improper muffler – motor vehicle (Highway Traffic Act)

The teen’s name was not released. The accused is scheduled to appear in court on October 28, 2019.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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