Charges laid in Big River First Nation hit-and-run death
A man from the Big River First Nation in Saskatchewan has been charged in a hit-and-run death.
Big River RCMP were called to a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on the reserve late in the evening on Dec. 23.
A man who was hit was declared dead at the scene. His name has not been released, but he was from the Big River First Nation.
Police said Friday a 50-year-old man was arrested and charged with failing to remain at the scene of a collision where a person died, public mischief, and obstructing a police officer.
He was scheduled to appear Friday in Prince Albert provincial court.
Big River First Nation is roughly 190 kilometres north of Saskatoon.
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