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Off-duty officer charged with impaired driving following collision in Wasauksing First Nation: OPP

At about 10:30 a.m., Anishinabek Police Service called West Parry Sound OPP to help investigate the crash on Deemeemguk Road.
At about 10:30 a.m., Anishinabek Police Service called West Parry Sound OPP to help investigate the crash on Deemeemguk Road. Nick Westoll/Global News File

An off-duty OPP officer from Wainfleet, Ont., has been charged with impaired driving following a single-vehicle collision in Wasauksing First Nation on Sunday morning, police say.

At about 10:30 a.m., Anishinabek Police Service called West Parry Sound OPP to help investigate the crash on Deemeemguk Road.

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The investigation revealed alcohol was a factor in the collision, officers say.

The driver, Const. Mark Leitch, 49, has been charged with two counts of operating a motor vehicle while impaired, police say.

Police say Leitch, an 18-year member with the OPP, is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on Oct. 31.

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