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Ottawa police lay charges in death of 13-year-old cyclist

The accused is up against charges of dangerous driving causing death and careless driving causing death.
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2019-07-25 Simon Peter Khouri
Simon Peter Khouri, 13. Photo/ lebaneseinottawa.com

A 79-year-old Ottawa man is facing charges after investigators connected him to a young cyclist's death on Jeanne D’Arc Blvd in Orléans. 

Police say a vehicle hit Simon Peter Khouri, 13, who was riding his bike on July 23, 2019 at 5:27 p.m., at Jeanne D’Arc Boulevard and the Highway 174 westbound on-ramp.

Robert Ryan has been charged with:

  • Dangerous Driving Causing Death
  • Careless Driving Causing Death

He is scheduled to appear in court on February 21, 2020.




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