Woman facing several charges in fatal South Dundas ATV crash

The SD&G OPP sign at detachment headquarters in Long Sault. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

SOUTH DUNDAS — A 21-year-old woman has been charged in connection with this summer’s deadly ATV rollover in South Dundas that ultimately cost another young woman her life.

A passenger on the machine, 18-year-old Jasmine Saunders of Cardinal, died Oct. 28 from injuries sustained more than two months earlier during the Aug. 17 incident on Broken Second Rd.  The eastbound ATV left the roadway between Marine Station Rd. and County Rd. 1, shortly after midnight, ejecting all three occupants aboard the unit.

As a result of the investigation, police say that South Dundas resident Montana Gabriel, 21, has been charged with:

• Drive a Motor Vehicle while Impaired – cause death

• Drive a Motor Vehicle with over 80 Milligrams of Alcohol in blood – cause death

• Criminal negligence cause death

• Drive a Motor Vehicle while Impaired – cause bodily harm

• Drive a Motor Vehicle with over 80 Milligrams of Alcohol in blood – cause bodily harm

• Criminal negligence cause bodily harm

The accused was released to appear Nov. 29 in Cornwall court.

SD&G OPP with the assistance of OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) continue the investigation.

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