March 13, 2019 8:57 am

Man charged after pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed in Bradford last year

Police say the man has been charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian.

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A man from East Gwillimbury has been charged after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Bradford last year.

South Simcoe police say on Oct. 27, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., a 40-year-old Bradford woman was struck and killed while crossing a street in the Holland Street West and West Park Avenue area.

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Officers say on Tuesday, following a five-month investigation, a 71-year-old man from East Gwillimbury was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian.

“This was a classic textbook investigation where the investigators left no stone unturned following every piece of evidence to reach this outcome,” South Simcoe police deputy chief Robin McElary-Downer said in a news release. “We thank our community members for their assistance.”

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