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No charges laid against truck driver in fatal crash involving pedestrian: Halifax police

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Halifax Regional Police say they will not lay any charges against the driver of a transport truck that fatally struck a pedestrian in July.

Police say officers responded to a report of a collision on Lady Hammond Road at approximately 11:10 a.m. on July 22.

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A pedestrian was struck by a transport truck turning onto Lady Hammond Road from MacKintosh Street while on the road, according to police.

The pedestrian, a 63-year-old woman from Halifax, died from her injuries at the scene.

Police say their investigation found there “was no evidence” to support laying charges against the driver of the truck, a 53-year-old man from Dartmouth.

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However, police say the driver was issued two summary offence tickets for equipment deficiencies.

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