Members of the OPP Brant County detachment, Brant County Fire Services and Brant County Paramedic Services responded to a report of a traffic hazard on Oakland Road near Brant Mill Road at 10:42 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2022.
When officers arrived at scene, they discovered that a motor vehicle had struck a pedestrian who was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A passenger in the vehicle was transported to a local hospital for assessment with non life-threatening injuries.
Investigation revealed that alcohol consumption was involved in the collision.
As a result of the investigation, a 33-year-old Simcoe man has been charged with:
· Driving a motor vehicle while impaired – Cause Death
· Driving a motor vehicle with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood – Cause Death
· Dangerous Operation of a motor vehicle – Cause Death
The identity of the deceased is not being released pending next of kin notification.
OPP continue to investigate and is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have information to assist with the investigation to contact them at 1-888-310-1122.