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New Glasgow police charge driver after pedestrian struck in crosswalk

The Southeast District RCMP is investigating following an off-road vehicle crash in Memramcook that left one man dead and another injured.

On Saturday, Feb. 2 at approximately 10:40 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a 911 call and attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving a 2010 Toyota Corolla and a pedestrian at the intersection of Abercrombie Road and Elm Street, New Glasgow. 

The 65-year-old female pedestrian from New Glasgow, was travelling across Abercrombie Road in a marked crosswalk, when the driver of the Toyota Corolla collided with the pedestrian. 

The pedestrian was transported by EHS to Aberdeen Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  

The driver of the Toyota Corolla, a 29-year-old male from Pictou County was charged with Failing to Yield to Pedestrian in Crosswalk under the Motor Vehicle Act.  

New Glasgow Regional Police continue to investigate.

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