September 2, 2014 3:42 pm

Man charged after fatal hit and run on St. Clair Avenue

A 33-year-old man is facing charges after a hit and run left a man dead on St. Clair Avenue West.

Jeremy Cohn / Global News

TORONTO – A 33-year-old man is facing charges after a hit and run left a man dead on St. Clair Avenue West Saturday morning.

Owen Thompson, 33, has been charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing death.

An unidentified 31-year-old man was in the westbound lane of St. Clair Avenue near Symes Road when he was hit by a gray mini-van Saturday just before 5 a.m.

The driver fled and the victim was later pronounced dead.

Thompson appeared in a Toronto courtroom Tuesday afternoon.

Police are continuing to investigate and ask anyone with information to call police at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.

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