Vanderhoof woman charged for Fort Fraser fatal crash

Vanderhoof woman charged with impaired driving causing death, possession of stolen property worth over $5000, and breaching probation.

A woman from Vanderhoof has been charged with impaired driving causing death, possession of stolen property with a value in excess of $5,000, driving while prohibited contrary to the Criminal Code, driving while prohibited contrary to the Motor Vehicle Act, and four counts of breach of probation.

On Oct. 3 at 2:38 a.m., the Fraser Lake RCMP, assisted by the Vanderhoof Traffic Services, responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 16 in Fort Fraser,.

Travelling westbound, the car had lost control, crossed the eastbound lanes, went off road, and struck a power pole — the male passenger died on scene, while Desiree Patrick was taken to St. John Hospital.

Patrick is currently in custody and is scheduled to appear in Vanderhoof court on Nov. 9.