**** HRP Media Release
Police charge man in relation to fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision
Police have charged a man in relation to a fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred yesterday in Halifax.
At approximately 1:20 p.m. police responded to vehicle/pedestrian collision at the intersection of Dunbrack Street and Clayton Park Drive. The pedestrian was crossing Dunbrack Street in a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a pick-up truck. The pedestrian, a 74-year-old Halifax woman, was taken to hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
The driver of the vehicle, an 83-year-old man from Halifax, has been charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.