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No charges to be laid in tragic cycling deaths

Prosecutors claim lack of evidence.

As we posted on our Facebook page, the Quebec Crown prosecutors office determined that there was not enough evidence to lay charges against the volunteer firefighter who killed three cyclists with his pick-up truck in May.

Sandra de la Garza Aguilar, 36, from St. Bruno de Montarville, Christine Deschamps, 44 and Lyn Duhamel, 39, from Boucherville, were all killed in the crash. The group were riding single file along a straight stretch along Highway 112 in Rougemont, Quebec when they were struck from behind. They were 40 km into a 140 km ride. De la Garza Aguilar and Deschamps were training for Ford Ironman Lake Placid, while Duhamel was getting ready for Subaru Ironman Canada. The three other cyclists in the group were seriously injured but survived the crash.

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