Brockville man, 75, arrested in hit-and-run death of Kingston woman – Ottawa Citizen

Brockville man, 75, arrested in hit-and-run death of Kingston woman - Ottawa Citizen
Man arrested following fatal hit-and-run
Kingston Police investigate the scene son a hit-and-run collision on Highway 2 near Joyceville Road. A 50-year-old woman was pronounced dead at hospital. Elliot Ferguson / Elliot Ferguson/Whig-Standard

Police have arrested a 75-year-old Brockville man in connection with a hit-and-run collision that resulted in the death of a pedestrian in Kingston on Friday.

The 50-year-old woman was struck at 7:40 a.m. while crossing Highway 2 just west of Joyceville Side Road in Kingston’s east end.

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Kingston police charge 75-year-old man in alleged fatal hit-and-run crash

At 3:15 p.m., Kingston police detectives located the accused in Brockville, where he was arrested and held overnight in custody. The van was also located in the Brockville area and seized.

A 75-year-old man from Brockville, Ont., has been charged after a woman was struck and killed near Kingston, Ont., Friday morning.

He is facing charges of dangerous driving causing death and failing to remain at the scene of an accident causing death.

As of Saturday afternoon, Kingston police had not released the names of the man they arrested or the pedestrian who died.

Investigators from Kingston Police have arrested a 75-year-old Brockville man who is believed to be the driver of a van which was involved in the fatal collision with a pedestrian on Highway 2 just west of Joyceville Side Rd.

At approximately 7:40 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019 a 50-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a person driving a white Chevrolet cargo van. The driver failed to remain on scene and the woman was later pronounced dead at Kingston General Hospital.

That same day at 3:15 p.m., Kingston Police detectives located and arrested the accused in Brockville. He was transported to the Kingston Police station and held overnight in cells to attend a bail hearing the following day, after which he was further remanded into custody.

He is facing charges of Dangerous Driving Causing Death and Failing to Remain Causing Death. The involved van was also located in the Brockville area and after a search warrant was executed it was seized by police for further examination.

Kingston Police continue to investigate the fatal collision. Anyone with information is please asked to contact Detective Jason Albas at 613-549-4660 ext. 6267 or via email at [email protected] You can also provide tips anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be remain anonymous.