Jack Winters had his final court appearance yesterday before his two-week trial starts on October 17th in Dauphin. Winters is facing 15 different charges for a fatal collision in the RM of Dauphin in 2019.
Winters, who is from the RM of Dauphin, was arrested on July 17th, 2020, and charged with:
- Two counts of Impaired Operation Causing Death
- Two counts of Dangerous Operation Causing Death
- Three counts of Impaired Operation Causing Bodily Harm
- Three counts of Dangerous Operation Causing Bodily Harm
- Two counts of Operating a Motor Vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration that is equal to or more than 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, Causing Death
- Three counts of Operating a Motor Vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration that is equal to or more than 80 mg, Causing Bodily Harm
On August 16th, 2019 Dauphin RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Provincial Road 362 and Road 147 North, about 3 kilometers north of Dauphin.
Four-year-old Quinn and six-year-old Oksana Dutchyshen were on their way home from a swimming lesson when the collision occurred. They were taken to the hospital in critical condition and later died from their injuries. Two adult females in the Dodge Ram with the children suffered serious injuries.