Lethbridge police have laid charges in a crash last month that saw a 10-year-old boy killed and his younger brother injured.
It happened at the intersection of Whoop-Up Drive and Aquitania Boulevard at around 3:30 p.m. on April 13.
Investigators said an SUV travelling south on Aquitania Boulevard made a right turn to go westbound on Whoop-Up Drive and hit two young boys walking in a crosswalk. Their father was with them at the time, police said.
The 10-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to hospital where he later died.
His nine-year-old brother suffered only minor injuries. The father wasn’t hurt.
Police said the vehicle was facing a yield sign.
Neil Martin Skjodt, 52, of Lethbridge, is charged with careless driving and is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 11.