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Pedestrian fatality results in charges

Pedestrian fatality results in charges

Hamilton Police have charged a 51-year-old woman with Careless Driving Causing Death following a fatal pedestrian accident in February.

On Saturday, February 5, 2022, shortly after 3:00p.m., a 70-year-old Hamilton man was struck by a single motor vehicle , while attempting to cross Upper James Street, south of Fennell Avenue East.

The pedestrian was  transported to hospital in critical condition, while the driver was cooperative and remained on scene.

Five days after the incident the accident victim succumbed to his injuries and marked the City’s third traffic fatality of 2022.

The 51-year-old woman has a court date set for Monday, August 22, 2022.

Anyone with  any information that could assist Police with the investigation into this collision, are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-546-4753 or 905-546-4755.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

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