Man charged in fatal July crash north of Edmonton

by Ryan Cormier

RCMP have charged a 37 year old man with impaired driving causing death after a July crash north of Edmonton left a woman dead.

David Andrew Jack has been charged with dangerous driving causing death and impaired driving causing death. In a statement, Morinville RCMP Cpl. Sheldon Robb said the impaired driving charge is connected to drug use, not alcohol.

Jack has been released on bail and is scheduled to make his first appearance in Morinville provincial court on Jan. 14, 2016.

The 20 year old woman was killed on July 15 when the SUV she was driving was struck by a northbound Jeep that crossed the centre line of Highway 28 near Namao, close to the intersection with Highway 37. The woman was the lone occupant of the Jeep. She was declared dead at the scene.

The man driving the Jeep was taken to hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries.