UPDATE: NEXT COURT APPEARANCE FOR RANDALL NAULT IS APRIL 6, 2018 IN CASE MANAGEMENT COURTROOM 105 TO BE SPOKEN TO.
A 29-YEAR-OLD MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN COLLISION.
A 31-year-old Randall Nault of Thunder Bay has been charged.
On Monday, July 31, 2017, at approximately 10:39 pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as well as Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and Gorham Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a truck. The collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 589 and Kam Current Road in Gorham Township.
The driver of a Dodge truck was westbound on Kam Current Road, the driver failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Highway 589 and collided with the driver of a Yamaha motorcycle.
As officers were speaking with the driver of the Dodge truck, it was determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to detachment.
The driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased. The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Randall NAULT, 31 years of age, from Thunder Bay was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death contrary to section 255(3),
Fail or Refuse to Provide a Breath Sample contrary to section 254(5).
He is being held in custody for a video court appearance.
OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) attended the scene and assisted with the investigation. The investigation is continuing.
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Randall Nault and his truck pictured below.
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