Police have charged a construction company in a fatal crash north of Toronto that killed six young people in August.
Police in Barrie, Ont., say Con-Drain Company Ltd. has been charged with six counts of criminal negligence causing death following a months-long investigation.
They have said the victims, all in their early 20s, were heading to a casino north of Toronto around 6 a.m. when their car crashed in a construction site, killing everyone in the vehicle.
Investigators had determined that the crash happened at a municipal construction site on a rural road, where the car plunged into a deep pit on Aug. 27, nearly 24 hours before police officers came across the scene.
Family and friends identified those killed in the crash as Curtis King, 22; River Wells, 23; Jason Ono-O’Connor, 22; Luke West, 22; Jersey Mitchell, 20; and Haley Marin, 21.
Police say the construction company is scheduled to appear at the Ontario court of justice in Barrie on Feb. 13.