ROSSEAU — A Bracebridge man faces impaired driving charges in the death of the head of Rosseau Lake College who was struck while out for his morning run yesterday.
Provincial police said today, Nov. 3, that Robert Carreau, 43, of of Rosseau died after being hit at 6:30 a.m. Monday, on Hwy. 141 in Seguin Township, southeast of Parry Sound.
Carreau, head of the private high school in west Muskkoa, was out for his morning run when he was killed, the school said in a statement.
“Rosseau Lake College is devastated by the loss of our Head of School, Robert Carreau early this morning,” said a statement on their Facebook page Monday.
“He was out for a morning run and was struck by a vehicle.
“Our hearts and prayers are with his family. We are taking care of each other on campus today but are also here for the greater RLC community of alumni, parents and friends. We will be in touch soon.”
The OPP said this morning: “A silver four-door sports utility vehicle (SUV) was travelling westbound on Highway 141 when it collided and fatally injured a pedestrian.”
As a result, the 56-year-old driver Mark Jensen of Bracebridge has been charged with operation causing death and operation while impaired with a blood alcohol concentration of more than 80 milligrams.
Jensen is to appear in court Dec. 3 in Parry Sound.
His driver’s licence was automatically suspended for 90 days and the SUV has been seized for further investigation.