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Omemee teen charged in March collision that killed Peterborough woman

A collision on March 15, 2019 on Lansdowne Street claimed the life of Peterborough woman.

An Omemee teen has been charged with careless driving causing death following a collision in Peterborough in mid-March.

Around 6:30 p.m., a large pickup truck and a car collided at the intersection of Lansdowne Street and Roger Neilson Way.

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Police say Josie Lemaire, 55, of Peterborough, suffered injuries that resulted in her death.

On Thursday morning, police said an 18-year-old male has been charged with the following Highway Traffic act charges:

  • Careless driving causing death
  • Red light – failure to stop
  • Operating an unsafe vehicle
  • Defective braking system
  • Overweight vehicle – violating permit
  • Insecure load
  • Improper muffler

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Oct. 28.

Police did not release the name of the accused.

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