Listowel man charged in fatal Wellesley, Ont., crash

Waterloo police have charged a 19-year-old Listowel man in connection with a fatal crash that occurred in Wellesley, Ont. in March.

On March 19, police said Lawrence Brubacher was standing on a flatbed trailer on Boomer Line near St. Clements at around 8 a.m. when the trailer was struck by a car.

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“The car became airborne and struck the man before vaulting overtop of a pickup truck,” police said in a news release.

The car then crashed down onto a gravel road, more than 30 feet away, before striking a hydro pole.

Brubacher, from Wallenstein, Ont., was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was uninjured and on Thursday police announced that he had been charged with careless driving.

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He is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 10.

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