Peel Regional Police officer, one of two people killed in a single-vehicle crash in south Mississauga on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 9, has been identified as Const. Tristan Kettles. He was off duty at the time of incident occurred.
Kettles, an Oakville resident, joined the force in early 2014 and is the son of Peel police Staff Sgt. James Kettles.
Peel police haven’t officially confirmed the identity of the dead officer, but have said an off duty officer was he driver of the vehicle in the deadly collision in the area of Lakeshore Road West and Avonhead Road, near Lakeside Park and not far from the Oakville border.
Peel Police Chief Jennifer Evans in a statement, ““It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we learn of the death of one of fellow officers.Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, and both other families impacted by this tragic event. The flags will now fly at half-mast out of respect for our fallen friend.”