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Friday May 4th, 2012

Posted at 8:05am

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Thursday evening around 7:30 pm Lakeshore OPP responded to County Road 2 at Rochester Town Line for reports of a hit and run.

Police say that a 49-year-old woman was walking northbound on the shoulder of County Road 2 when she was struck by a 2005 red Ford pick up that was travelling northbound on County Road 2. The driver of the red Ford pick up then fled the scene.

Lakeshore OPP Officers were first on scene and performed CPR on the woman. She was rushed to Hotel Dieu Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Witnesses at the scene were able to provide details of the vehicle to police, and that ultimately led to the location of the 24-year-old male driver and the vehicle.

On May 4th, 24 year old Jack Wolters of Lakeshore was charged with

Count 1 – Fail to remain at scene of an accident causing death
Count 2 – Impaired Operation of a motor vehicle cause death
Count 3 – Exceed 80 mg – cause accident with a fatality.

 

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