No charges in death of Iqaluit child struck by vehicle

Nunavut RCMP say no charges will be laid in connection with the death of a child struck by a truck last summer in Iqaluit.

Nunavut RCMP say no charges will be laid in connection with the death of a child struck by a truck last summer in Iqaluit.

Tyler Qaqqasiq, 4, died in July after being hit by a truck close to the intersection near Arctic Ventures Marketplace.

Emergency responders on the scene after a boy was hit by a truck in Iqaluit in July. (CBC) (CBC)

Police spokesperson Pierre Caron says RCMP have wrapped the investigation and determined that charges are not warranted.

The city of Iqaluit has boosted traffic safety measures since the boy's death. There are now speed bumps in the area of the accident and elsewhere in the community. The city is also planning other safety measures.

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.