Oyen RCMP Investigate fatal motor vehicle collision – Update – Charges laid

January 29, 2020
Oyen, Alberta

News release

The RCMP have laid charges against the driver of a semi-tractor trailer unit following a fatal collision that occurred on Aug. 7, 2019 on Highway 9.

A 37-year-old male has been charged with:

  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm (x4)
  • Criminal negligence causing death
  • Criminal negligence causing bodily harm (x4)

He is scheduled to appear in court on April 22, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the provincial court of Hanna.

An update on the medical condition of the other people involved in the collision will not be provided by the RCMP as a matter of privacy to the people involved.


Contact information

Corporal Laurel Scott
Media Relations Group



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