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Cambridge man charged in fatal garbage truck crash in Kitchener last July

A man in handcuffs. Pixabay File

Waterloo Regional Police said charges have been laid in connection with a July incident which saw a 68-year-old woman die after being hit by a garbage truck in Kitchener.

Police said a 29-year-old Cambridge man has been charged with two Highway Traffic Act offences, careless driving causing death and start from a stopped position — not in safety.

Read more: Woman hit by garbage truck in Kitchener has died: police

On July 14, police said a woman was walking her dog on Tuerr Drive and crossing the road toward Countryside Crescent in Kitchener when she was hit by a garbage truck.

She was airlifted to an out-of-region hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Read more: Kitchener man killed in garbage truck crash in Mapleton, Ont.

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Her dog was also killed as a result of the incident.

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