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Resolution conference scheduled for Bedford man charged in fatal hit-and-run

Matthew Kennedy, 24, is facing charges of criminal negligence causing death and leaving the scene of an accident. Facebook/Matt Kennedy

A resolution conference has been scheduled in the case of a man from Bedford, N.S., facing charges in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Dartmouth last year.

Matthew Gerald Kennedy is facing charges of criminal negligence causing death and failure to stop at the scene of a fatal collision.

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In an email to Global News, Joel Pink, Kennedy’s lawyer, says the case is heading to a resolution conference on April 17.

The date for the conference was scheduled in Nova Scotia Supreme Court Thursday.

Kennedy was charged after he allegedly fled the scene of a collision in Dartmouth on Feb. 22, 2019 that left 57-year-old Gary Rogers dead.

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A 57-year-old pedestrian was killed in a collision on Pleasant Street in Dartmouth Friday morning. Dave Squires/Global News

Kennedy has been out on conditions since Feb. 25, which include not driving a motor vehicle, remaining in Nova Scotia and staying at a residence in Bedford.

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