Murder charge laid after fatal pedestrian collision on Sask. reserve

Peterborough police made a pair of arrests on Monday after individuals confronted security guards in the downtown. Daniel Allan / Getty Images

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – A woman has been charged with murder after a fatal pedestrian collision on the Wahpeton Dakota First Nation.

Emergency services were called to the First Nation early Wednesday morning to investigate a collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle.

A 28-year-old Prince Albert man was found dead at the scene.

A female acquaintance of the victim was immediately taken into custody.

RCMP conducted an investigation with the assistance of forensic identification, a traffic reconstructionist and general investigation.

Valerie Standing, 26, of Wahpeton Dakota First Nation has been charged with first-degree murder and impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.

She is scheduled to appear in P.A. court on Friday.


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