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Lindsay man charged after pedestrian struck by vehicle in Picton: OPP

Prince Edward County OPP have charged a Lindsay man after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Monday night in Picton. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A Lindsay man has been charged following a collision involving a pedestrian in Picton on Monday.

Prince Edward County OPP say officers received three calls around 9:30 a.m about a pedestrian who had been struck by a white minivan. The vehicle allegedly left the scene at Loyalist Parkway near the No-Frills Plaza in Hallowell Ward.

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OPP say an investigation revealed the collision was the result of an alleged road-rage event just prior to a 38-year-old man being struck in the parking lot of the plaza. The victim declined medical attention for minor injuries, police said.

The suspect and vehicle were later located at a construction site on Treasure Cove Lane in Athol Ward.

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Jason Brian Tarso, 35, of Lindsay, has been charged with one count of dangerous driving.

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Picton on Sept. 25.

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