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Driver charged after accident


The Rainy River District OPP was notified of a single motor-vehicle collision on Highway 71 in Chapple Township on Saturday around 8 a.m.

A 23-year-old Northwest Angle First Nation woman was arrested at the scene and taken to Fort Frances for breath tests.

She was charged with having a blood alcohol level over 80 mg and driving while suspended.

The vehicle was impounded for a minimum of seven days and she was issued a mandatory 90-day driver’s licence suspension.

She is scheduled to appear in court here Jan. 17.

The public can report an impaired driver by calling the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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