Kenny Bédard in 2000
|51-year-old Hells Angel Kenny Bédard was killed and nine people were injured after their motorcycles crashed in a "domino effect" while trying to pass a truck hauling a camper trailer near Edmundston, N.B., on Friday night.|
The accident happened at around 7:30 p.m. across from a campground in Saint-Basile. Police said the nine motorcyclists — eight men and one woman among about 15 from various biker groups, such has Hells Angels, Red Devils and Dark Siders — were attempting to pass a truck pulling a fifth-wheel recreational trailer as it was turning left into a campground.
Kenny Bédard became known in the early 2000s during the biker war. At that time, he was a member of the Rockers. Kenny Bédard was known to control the southwest sector of Montreal.
It was recently reported he had agreed to be transferred to the Trois-Rivières chapter to become the sixth member in good standing, the minimum number required to restart activities.
|The nine other motorcyclists were taken to Edmundston Regional Hospital with multiple injuries.|
They are expected to survive. The driver of the truck was not injured.