Charges laid in fatal Easter Sunday crash near Vernon

A fatal crash took place south of Vernon on Highway 97, March 31, 2013.
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VERNON - Charges have been laid against a 22-year-old who was at the wheel during a crash on Highway 97 south of Vernon on Easter Sunday, 2013.

Brandon McGregor of Spallumcheen is charged with dangerous driving causing death.

Police say the accident happened at about 1:45 p.m. March 31 just north of the Baily Road turnoff. The northbound Chevy pickup truck McGregor was driving crossed the centre line, crashing head-on with a southbound Volvo station wagon.

The passenger in the truck, 19-year-old Eric Robertson of Armstrong and both occupants of the station wagon, 70-year-old Allan Allport and his wife, 67-year-old Fay Allport of Salmon Arm were killed.

Eric David Robertson was the 19-year-old passenger in the pickup truck. He died of his injuries at the scene.
Eric David Robertson was the 19-year-old passenger in the pickup truck. He died of his injuries at the scene.
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To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infotelnews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


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