Pedestrian Collision in Fort McMurray Claims Two Lives – UPDATED

Fort McMurray, Alberta:  One male has been charged following the investigation into this tragic collision.  Warren Anthony Graham, a 48 year old man from Fort McMurray, has been charged with two counts of Dangerous Driving Causing Death.  Graham has been released on cash bail, and will appear in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on September 20th, 2017.

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As this investigation is now before the courts, no further information will be released.

BACKGROUND:

Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo RCMP and Wood Buffalo Municipal Traffic Services responded to a collision on September 6th, 2017 at 8:30 pm, on Real Martin Drive. The collision involved a single motor vehicle and two pedestrians.

Tragically, the pedestrians, a 52 year old woman, and a 56 year old man, both from Fort McMurray, were declared to be deceased shortly after the collision. The identity of the pedestrians will not be released.

The driver of the vehicle, a 48 year old male, was arrested at the scene of the collision. Charges are pending against the driver, but have not yet been sworn before the courts. His name can not be released at this time.

On Real Martin Drive, traffic is restricted to one lane, as the collision scene is still being investigated by an RCMP Collision Analyst.

If you have any information regarding this collision, please contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at (780) 788-4000. Alternatively, if you would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You are not required to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

BACKGROUND

Fort McMurray, Alberta: The Wood Buffalo RCMP and Wood Buffalo Municipal Traffic Services are responding to a collision involving two pedestrians and a single motor vehicle. The collision took place on Real Martin Drive at 8:30 pm. Police and Emergency Services are currently on scene.

Local residential traffic on Real Martin Drive is unaffected; however, there is no access beyond the residential area. Please respect all road blocks that are in place, and give the Emergency Services works space to work.

There are no further updates at this time. An update will be provided when more information is available or when all roads are open.

If you have any information regarding this collision, please contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at (780) 788-4000.

Wood Buffalo RCMP


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