Mounties say they have laid impaired driving charges after a pedestrian was struck and killed in northern Saskatchewan.
The collision occurred on Highway 965 near Canoe Narrows, Sask., at roughly 5:10 a.m. on Sept. 22.
A vehicle struck a 52-year-old-man and the driver left the scene, Beauval RCMP said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not released by police.
Officers arrested Alec Bouvier, 28, at a home in Canoe Narrows.
He is facing charges of impaired operation of a vehicle with a blood-alcohol concentration over 80 causing death, impaired operation of conveyance, failure to stop at a scene causing bodily harm, and operation of a conveyance while prohibited.
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Bouvier of Cole Bay, Sask., appeared in Meadow Lake provincial court on Monday.
The investigation is ongoing.
Canoe Narrows is approximately 400 kilometres north of Saskatoon.