Area OPP Police Press Releases

17 Year Old Killed By Suspended Driver – Heather RICHARDSON Arrested

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers have been investigating a fatal collision that took place near Crediton in June 2022.

On June 29, 2022, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Huron County OPP, Huron County Paramedic Services and the South Huron Fire Department responded to a report of a cyclist that was struck by a vehicle east of Crediton, on Crediton Road (Huron County Road #10).

A 17-year-old male cyclist from South Huron was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Members from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team attended the scene to assist with the collision investigation.

As a result of an investigation conducted by the Huron O.P.P., the driver of the involved vehicle has since been charged.

Heather RICHARDSON, 41 years of age, from South Huron has been charged with:

–      Operation While Prohibited

–      Driving While Under Suspension

The accused has been released from custody with a Goderich court date in January 2023.

Any person with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122, or (519) 482-1677. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or P3tips where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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