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Off-duty paramedic faces new charges in Lake Ontario car crash death

Halton police have laid additional charges, after a 27-year-old man was killed when a car crashed into Lake Ontario last month.
Halton police have laid additional charges, after a 27-year-old man was killed when a car crashed into Lake Ontario last month. Halton Regional Police Service

A Peel Region paramedic faces more charges in connection with a deadly motor vehicle crash in Oakville.

Halton Regional Police have alleged that 22-year-old Aaron Dobbs of Welland was behind the wheel when a car crashed into Lake Ontario near Edgemere Estate on Nov. 5.

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Shawn Harpur, 27, of Mississauga, a passenger in the vehicle, was killed.

In the wake of the tragedy, Dobbs was charged with impaired driving causing death.

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Halton police say that after further investigation, investigators have added charges of dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death.

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At the time of the tragedy, the Peel Region Paramedics Union described Dobbs as one of its new members.

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