Christian Brun, Maritime Fishermen’s Union official one of 2 men killed in Miramichi crash

christian-brunThe director general of the Maritime Fishermen’s Union was one of two men killed in a head-on collision Monday morning on Route 11 in Lower Newcastle, Radio-Canada reported. Christian Brun, 46, of Cormier Village was the driver of a car that collided with a car driven by a 69-year-old man from Miscou. The name of the older man was not available. “The Acadian community has just lost a great person,” Gilles Thériault, a fisheries consultant, who was visibly shaken by the news of Brun’s death, told Radio-Canada in French. Thériault called Brun a leader in the fisheries industry, a poet and an artist. We extend our deepest condolences to Christian Brun’s family and friends. Read the story here 19:45