Calgary man gets 6 months for Beiseker hit-and-run death

A Calgary man has been sentenced to six months in jail for a hit and run that killed Raelene Schmaltz.

Raelene Schmaltz died in 2012 after Highway 9 crash

Lloyd Louis Gerard was driving this truck when he hit an SUV. The driver of the SUV died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

A Calgary man has been sentenced to six months in jail for a hit and run that killed Raelene Schmaltz

The 51-year-old woman, from Beiseker, Alta., died in the Highway 9 collision two years ago.

Lloyd Louis Gerard pleaded guilty to failing to stop at the scene of a crash. A previous charge of dangerous driving was withdrawn.

Because of time already served, Gerard has another two months remaining in his sentence.