July 28, 2014 8:24 am

Impaired driving charge laid after kid killed near Prince Albert

Man charged with impaired driving causing death after 11-year-old struck, killed on Highway 3 near Prince Albert, Sask.

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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – A man is facing charges including impaired driving causing death after an 11-year-old boy was killed on Saturday evening.

The boy was riding a bike with a group of other youth along the side of Highway 3 near the Muskoday Bridge when he was struck and seriously injured.

He was rushed to Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert where he succumbed to his injuries.

No other youths were injured.

A 51-year-old man was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.

He is scheduled to appear in Prince Albert provincial court on Monday morning.

No names have been released and RCMP continue to investigate.

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