Impaired driving charge laid in Sask. crash that killed 3

SASKATOON - RCMP have charged a woman in connection with a crash near Saskatoon that killed three people Sunday.

Constable Matt Hiscock said Catherine McKay, 49 of Saskatoon was remanded in custody after being charged with three counts of impaired driving causing death, and was scheduled to appear in court Monday morning at 10 o'clock local time.

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Police said a 34-year old man, a 33-year old woman and a two-year old boy died early Sunday after their Hyundai Elantra was struck by a Jeep Wrangler as it tried to cross Highway 11. The two adults were pronounced dead at the scene, and the boy died a short time later in hospital.

A five-year-old girl who was also in the Hyundai was being treated for serious injuries.

Police said the driver of Jeep was treated in hospital, then placed in custody.

The crash remains under investigation, and the names of the victims have not been released.



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