A 69-year-old Gatineau man was killed and a 34-year-old Cornwall woman seriously injured in a head-on collision on County Road 43 near Avonmore January 23 at 10 p.m. The man was driving a passenger vehicle westbound when it crossed into the eastbound lane and struck another passenger vehicle. The lone occupant of the westbound vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was transported to the hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries. Names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.
Lawrence Hill, author of The Illegal and The Book of Negroes, will speak at North Stormont Place (16299 Fairview Dr.), Avonmore at 6 p.m. October 12.
The award-winning writer is featured at the final SDG Reads event of the season, organized by the SDG County Library System. Tickets are required to attend the final event. Contact your local branch to pick up your ticket.
The victim of a fatal motor vehicle accident near Avonmore earlier today has been identified as 34-year-old Justin Lascelle, of North Stormont. The accident occurred at 7:04 a.m. on County Road 15 when a westbound 2012 Toyota left the roadway, struck several trees and rolled over. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.