New Brunswick RCMP seek information regarding crash that killed Cst. Deschênes

Memramcook, New Brunswick – The Southeast District RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance with its investigation into the crash that killed Nova Scotia RCMP officer, Cst. Francis Deschênes on September 12, 2017 near Memramcook.

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As part of the continuing investigation, investigators would like to speak to any motorists who witnessed a dark blue Dodge TK 2008 Cargo Van with Pennsylvania license plate ZBN•8883 travelling eastbound on Highway 2, TransCanada Highway, between Moncton and Memramcook between 5:45 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. on September 12.

Police have spoken to several witnesses and would like to talk to anyone with information who has not yet spoken to the RCMP.

The male driver taken into police custody on September 12, has been released on conditions set by the court. At this point no charges have been laid.

The investigation is continuing.

Cargo van involved in crash.
Cargo van involved in crash.
Nova Scotia RCMP officer, Cst. Francis Deschênes
Nova Scotia RCMP officer, Cst. Francis Deschênes

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Sackville Detachment at 506-364-5023.

New Brunswick RCMP

Related Police Reports:

Our Loss of Cst. Francis Deschenes – Statement from Nova Scotia RCMP Commanding Officer, Assistant Commissioner Brian Brennan

Nova Scotia RCMP officer killed in traffic collision


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