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DRIVER WHOSE TRUCK INJURED LEE FINED S50 Mike Boychuk Found Guilty of Dangerous Driving and Causing Collision Found guilty of driving to tha common danger and caulng a collision collision that resulted In Qulna Lee, flyweight boxer, losing his left arm, Mike Boychuk, East Selkirk, wa fined JSO by Judge Cory In county court today. Tha accident occurred about 10.30 p.m. August 19. Lee and Miss Bertha Stewart left Winnipeg earlier In tha evening to drive to Winnipeg Beach. After driving 10 mllea Jhrv decided to return. When about three mile north of the Bergen cut - off ailbway, Lee said, they met a truck, equipped wi'h only one headlight, being driven slightly cast of the centre of the road. Arm Severely Crushed Swinging to the right to avoid a collision. Lee was unable to clear. When his car was alde - awiped by - the truck hla left arm waa Jarred from the ateerlng wheel and awung through the open window. The nrm was so Mverely crushed and torn that two operations were necessary and at last it was amputated amputated close to the should fr. Taking the witness - stand In his own defnnce, Boychuk said one of his headlights burned out soon after ho left Winnipeg. Glare from the headlights of approaching cars hlinled him. and several of them panned close at high speed. Ignorant of Collision He did not ltnow that his truck collided with Ix"e's car. He heard some nolne at the time, but thought the ferniers on y had grazed. He ytopped within 100 feet and looked beck. The other car appeared to M mi relink; nuuiii. Constable Peach, of the provincial police, and former Constable Shfeian testified that when they viewed the truck eoon after tha accldpnt, it was .bndly damaged. G. I j. Coueley pro pcuted, with Percy Hngcl acting for the defence. HOTlDAYS IN

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 21 Dec 1931, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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