Yellowknife man charged with drunk driving causing a fatal accident near High Level

The twenty-four-year-old Yellowknife resident also faces two charges of sexual assault and two of sexual interference of persons under 16 years of age

(Courtesy of Facebook)

(Courtesy of Facebook)

Twenty-four-year-old Yellowknife resident Bradley Storm Beaulieu has been allegedly identified as the driver who caused a fatal accident near High Level, Alberta, on June 24.

Beaulieu is facing multiple charges, including impaired driving, dangerous driving causing death and bodily harm, and operating a motor vehicle while forbidden.

The 33-year-old Yellowknife woman who was a passenger in the car Beaulieu allegedly struck died at the scene, as reported by the RCMP.

Beaulieu’s court appearance in High Level is scheduled for July 10.

Beaulieu was charged just the day before with impaired driving and dangerous driving in Behchokǫ, and was released after being charged.

Beaulieu is scheduled to make his first court appearance in Behchokǫ on Sept. 12.

Beaulieu has faced charges related to impaired driving and dangerous driving before. On New Year’s Eve of 2017, Beaulieu was convicted of similar offences in a residential area of Yellowknife, resulting in a fine of $2,500 and a two-year suspension of his driver’s license.

Beaulieu was charged with four other criminal offences in 2021, including sexual assault of two girls under the age of 16. Yet Beaulieu is barred from contacting and communicating with three girls related to this court case, and cannot possess a firearm, crossbow or prohibited weapon.

Beaulieu’s court appearance for both sexual assaults will be held July 18 in Yellowknife.

More to come on this story.

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