Car driver charged in fatal motorcycle crash

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

MAXVILLE – After a nearly five month investigation, police have charged the driver involved in a deadly motorcycle crash, just north of Maxville in September.

SD&G O.P.P. have charged Claire Lecuyer, 77, from Gatineau, Que. with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act.

Sylvain Coulombe, 38, of St-Eugene-Guigues, Que. died Sep. 18, 2014 when his 2003 Yamaha motorcycle collided with a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier at the intersection of County Road 20 (also known as Highland Road) and the eastbound off-ramp of Highway 417.

Coulombe died at the scene.

Lecuyer has been issued a summons to appear in a Cornwall court March 31, 2015.

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