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 OPP has charged Cole Rickett of Amherstburg with drive over 80mg; four counts of impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm; and one count of impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.
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.