A St. Catherine, Ont., woman is facing charges in connection with the collision that resulted in the death of a migrant worker on Seventh Street Louth in mid-June.
Niagara Police say the crimes are linked to a traffic incident in which three farm workers from Mexico are returning to a temporary residence after visiting Port Dalhousie.
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In the Go Fund Me campaign, Spring Valley Garden identified the deceased as a worker from their facility.
Farm said the three friends were on their way back from Port Dalhousie via Seventh Street Louth on their bicycles when one of the riders’ tire burst.
Investigators say a Ford Edge collided with a trio between South Service Road and Second Avenue Louth at around 6.30 p.m. on June 14.
Fermin Santo Sánchez, 35, was taken to a local hospital by paramedics and later pronounced dead.
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Two of his colleagues, aged 36 and 42, suffered non-fatal injuries and have since been discharged from the hospital.
The 51-year-old driver faces three counts of death, including negligent driving.
The accused is expected to appear in court on September 13.
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