RCMP make arrest in fatal collision

September 6, 2019
RM of Springfield, Manitoba

News release

On September 5, 2019, at approximately 11:05 pm, Oakbank and St. Pierre Jolys RCMP responded to a serious collision involving a motorcycle and a vehicle on Road 207 south of Highway 1, in the RM of Springfield.

The investigation has determined that a vehicle travelling north on Highway 207, crossed the centre line and collided with a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 24-year-old male from Lorette, was pronounced deceased at scene.

The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, 31-year-old Jasen Chevalier of Ile Des Chenes, was arrested and charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance Causing Death and Impaired Operation of a Conveyance with blood alcohol concentration equal to or exceeding 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood causing death.

Oakbank RCMP along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 20191355593

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