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Drugged Drivers

RCMP Constable Joe Fraser

Last night in Eskasoni the RCMP responded to a hit and run incident. A pedestrian was hit by a car while walking on the Shore Road.

The RCMP have charged a 19-year-old man with Failing to Stop at the Scene of an Accident and Operating a Motor Vehicle while impaired by drugs

RCMP Constable Joe Fraser says, its becoming more common to charge people for driving while on drugs. He spoke with CBC's Joan Weeks this afternoon about what happened after the hit and run was reported.

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