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Charge laid in fatal June 4 crash near Webbwood

Single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a 24-year-old Espanola man
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Manitoulin OPP have arrested and charged a Mindemoya man for a June 4 crash that claimed the life of an Espanola man.

On June 4 just after 9 p.m., the OPP, the North East Region Emergency Response Team and Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services responded to a motor vehicle crash on Highway 17 near Webbwood.

“Investigation revealed that the vehicle had rolled and a passenger of the vehicle was ejected,” OPP reported. “The passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

The passenger was 24-year-old Jordan Antsey of Espanola.

On July 5, Manitoulin OPP said a 25-year-old Mindemoya man was arrested and charged with one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola on Sept. 12.