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Final Update Regarding Tashmoo Ave Pedestrian Fatality


Broadcast time:
11:20 PM

Date: August 31, 2021

On August 20, 2021, at approximately 10:10 PM, the Sarnia Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The incident occurred on Tashmoo Avenue to the south of Churchill Road. The pedestrian, 37 year old Joel Burton Williams, of Sarnia, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Members of the Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigation Branch and Traffic Unit have completed their investigation and as a result of all the information received and processed there will be no charges laid in this incident.

We would like to thank the public and all involved in this matter for their assistance and patience.


Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca