OPP identify man in crash that killed mother
A 27-year-old man charged in a two-vehicle collision that killed a woman and sent her daughter to hospital in critical condition has been identified, and faces more charges.
The collision happened at Walker and South Talbot Roads in the southwestern Ontario town of Tecumseh around 2 p.m. on New Year's Eve.
The collision involved a vehicle driven by Rickett and another carrying a family of five from Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Carolyn Dutta, 44, died of her injuries late Saturday night, while her eight-year-old daughter, Esme, was transported to a Michigan hospital for emergency surgery.
The girl is still in a Michigan Hospital and her status is listed as "progressing."
The 44-year-old male driver, Suman Dutta, and two other child passengers sustained non-life threatening injuries and have been released from hospital.
Rickett suffered only minor injuries.