Police Identify Victims of Northern Fatalities

Friday, August 13, 2004 at 16:17



The RCMP has released the names of two people who died in northern Saskatchewan recently.


Pearl Faith Morin lost her life after being struck by a semi-trailer full of logs near Weyakwin early Wednesday morning.


The 19-year-old Weyakwin resident was apparently walking in the in the driving lane of the highway on a nearby bridge when the tragedy occurred.


Officers with the Waskesiu detachment of the RCMP are continuing to investigate.


Meanwhile, police in Wollaston say the body of a 68 year-old man found on the Hatchet Lake First Nation is that of a Manitoba resident.


Benjamin Gazayou of Lac Brochet was discovered in a grassy field on the reserve Sunday morning.


The RCMP has not yet announced a cause of death.