RCMP charge 21-year-old Cold Lake male with Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death

On Nov. 5, 2020 at approximately 7:40 a.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 28 and Range Road 624.

Cold Lake, Alberta – Cold Lake RCMP’s investigation into the fatal motor vehicle collision which occurred on November 5, 2020 has resulted in charges being laid against Coby Badger (21) of Cold Lake.

Badger has been charged with the following:

– Impaired operation of a motor over 80mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood causing death

– Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death

– Operate a motor vehicle without holding a subsisting operator’s license

– Operate uninsured motor vehicle on the highway

– Transporting liquor in open container

Badger will appear in Cold Lake Provincial Court on May 12, 2021.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further updates will be provided.

(File Photo)
(File Photo)

Background

November 6, 2020

Cold Lake RCMP investigate fatal motor vehicle

Cold Lake, Alberta – On Nov. 5, 2020 at approximately 7:40 a.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 28 and Range Road 624.

Preliminary investigation revealed a truck was travelling northbound on Highway 28 and a SUV was heading southbound when a head on collision occurred. A third vehicle veered into a ditch to avoid the collision and the occupant was not injured.

The 55-year-old driver of the SUV from Ardmore, Alta., was pronounced deceased at the scene. The adult male driver of the truck suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital.

Cold Lake RCMP along with a RCMP Collision analyst continue to investigate. All possible contributing factors to this collision remain under investigation.

Cold Lake RCMP



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