Funeral to be held in Quebec today for RCMP constable killed in tractor collision


Published on March 18, 2017

RCMP Const. Richer Dubuc is shown in an RCMP handout photo. A funeral will be held in Quebec today for an RCMP officer who died after a crash between his vehicle and a farm tractor. Richer Dubuc, 42, died on March 6 in Lacolle, near the U.S.-Canada border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP MANDATORY CREDIT

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — A funeral will be held in Quebec today for an RCMP officer who died after a crash between his vehicle and a farm tractor.

Richer Dubuc, 42, died on March 6 in Lacolle, near the U.S.-Canada border.

The seven-year veteran of the force was a father of four.

A native of Joliette, Que., Dubuc began his career with the Codiac Detachment in New Brunswick in November 2009.

Last January, he joined the Integrated Border Enforcement Team based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.

The Canadian Press