Pedestrian, dog struck and killed in Oakville, driver charged: Halton police

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OAKVILLE, Ont. — A driver has been charged in the death of a woman who was struck while walking her dog in Oakville, Ont.

Halton Regional Police say the fatal collision happened Thursday afternoon.

The 51-year-old and her dog were pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators determined the victim was walking her dog on a path when they were hit by the vehicle that had left the roadway.

After hitting the pedestrian and her pet, police say the driver struck a stone post before the vehicle came to rest in the road.

The driver, a man in his 50s from Oakville, has been arrested for impaired operation and dangerous driving causing death.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 4, 2020.

The Canadian Press