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Charges laid in 2016 Vancouver hit-and-run death of skateboarder

WATCH: Vancouver man charged in fatal 2016 hit & run of skateboarder

A 23-year-old man has been charged in a fatal-hit-and-run in Vancouver more than two years ago.

Ryan Barron was skateboarding with a friend near Heather Street and West 54th Avenue on April 17, 2016 when he was struck by a vehicle.

The 30-year-old died in hospital of his injuries.

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The driver fled the scene.

Police seized a vehicle believed to be involved two days later.

Amanpreet Sohal has been charged with failure to stop at an accident and dangerous driving causing death.

 

 

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