Monday, May 21, 2012

Northern Avenue Collision Claims Life

A 67 year old Thunder Bay man is dead after a serious collision in the 100 block of Northern Avenue.  Police say a 20 year old driving a truck collided with the senior's car on Sunday night.  Shane Kolody is charged with Criminal Negligence Causing Death and Possession of Stolen Property Over $5,000.   The Special Investigations Unit is taking control of the investigation and will release the name of the deceased once the family is notified.

Kiptoo Wins 10-Mile Road Race

Gilbert Kiptoo is the winner of this year's Fire Fighters 10-Mile Road Race. He finished the race in 50 minutes and 14 seconds. Second place went to Phillip Kipchumba 52:02. John Balabuck was the first local runner to cross the finish line in sixth place overall with a time of 54 minutes and 36 seconds. Simpson Street, Fort William Road, and Water Street are all closed until 12 a.m. for the remaining racers and spectators.