Historical Criminal Negligence Causing Death

Prince Albert RCMP continue to investigate a historical Criminal Negligence Causing Death which occurred on the night of May 4th, 1985. A grid road northeast of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan in the RM of Paddockwood was washed out from heavy rains that year and was marked with signs on both sides of the wash out.  Unknown person(s) removed the sign from one side of the washout; subsequently, 23 year old Jacqueline Lavoie drove her car into the washed out portion of the roadway and died from injuries sustained in the collision.  Two passengers were seriously injured.

The Prince Albert RCMP are requesting any further information the public can provide in regards to the person(s) who removed the signage which caused the collision.  Anyone with information can contact the Prince Albert RCMP Provincial GIS at (306)765-2105 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 .