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Charges laid in fatal downtown Edmonton hit-and-run
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Published Monday, April 15, 2019 4:20PM MDT
A man is facing charges after he allegedly killed a pedestrian in downtown Edmonton last November.
A senior was crossing 97 Street at 106A Avenue from east to west in an unmarked crosswalk when he was hit by a white 2013 Nissan NV2500 travelling south on 97 Street.
The driver did not stop, EPS said. Officers found the damaged van parked in the area later.
The 88-year-old pedestrian died in hospital.
Kam Wong, 63, was charged with criminal hit-and-run causing death.
He has been released and is scheduled to appear in court May 21.