Hit and Run Fatal – Arrest

 

Kingston Police have charged a 75-year-old man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash on Friday morning.  A 50-year-old woman was pronounced dead on arrival at Kingston General Hospital after being hit on Highway 2 just west of Joyceville Road around 7:40 in the morning.

Investigators arrested the man in Brockville on Friday afternoon.  He spent the night in jail and attended a bail hearing on Saturday.  He was kept in jail following the bail hearing.

He has been charged with dangerous driving causing death and failing to remain at the scene of the crash.

 

Boat Crash Fatal

 

A crash involving two boats on Bob’s Lake has claimed the life of a 65-year-old resident from Stoney Creek.

Frontenac OPP say emergency services were called shortly before 7pm on Thursday.

Two people were taken to hospital by Frontenac Paramedics.

One was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.  The other was assessed as a precaution.

The OPP has called in a vessel collision investigator to assist in the investigation of the crash.

 

Car Hits House

 

Kingston Police have released the name of the owner of a car that hit a house on Brock Street a week ago today.

The car slammed into the home and the driver took off – leaving the vehicle behind.

The crash caused $150,000 damage to the house and vehicle.

Police haven’t been able to locate 21-year-old Gursimarjit Singh…the registered owner of the vehicle.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is being asked to contact Kingston Police or Crime Stoppers.

 

Crash – Monday Morning

 

An early morning crash on Monday resulted in a vehicle winding up in the backyard pool of a home in west-end Kingston.

The crash took place when the vehicle went off Bayridge Drive, crashed through a fence and went into the pool of the home in the area of Cresthill Street and Newcastle Street.

There is no word on injuries and police haven’t said what charges the driver is facing.

 

Dream Home Lottery

 

Tickets for the Kinsmen Dream Home Lottery go on sale today.

The four-bedroom home is on Applewood Lane in Battersea.

The home is being built by Home Valley Builders and will be read for the draw on December 28th.

It is valued at $849,000

Proceeds from the draw will support 14 local charities.

Tickets are $150 each and available at most area banks.

 

Habitat – Construction

 

Habitat for Humanity Kingston Limestone Region is kicking off the final phase of the Good Shepherd Legacy Project today.  It has invited volunteers to work on the construction of a townhome on Cowdy Street.

The organization is hoping to have the shell of the unit completed before colder weather, so it can continue work inside during the winter.  Volunteers are asked to bring their own tools.

Details about the project are available at the Habitat for Humanity Kingston website.

 

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