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Police charge Newmarket resident in fatal hit-and-run in Springwater last May

Police say the accused is scheduled to appear in court in Collingwood on March 12. Nick Westoll / Global News

Police have charged a Newmarket resident in connection with an investigation into a fatal fail-to-remain collision in Springwater Township.

According to Ontario Provincial Police, on May 5 of last year, Dominik Andrew Adamek, 28, was walking at the intersection of County Road 53 and Carson Road when he was struck by a vehicle.

Police say Adamek was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say the driver fled prior to police arrival.

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Following a nine-month investigation, officers have charged a Newmarket resident in connection with the incident.

Maimuna Baldeh, 30, of Newmarket, was arrested and charged on Wednesday with failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing death.

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Police say the accused is scheduled to appear in court in Collingwood on March 12.

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