Police charge driver after Cole Harbour woman fatally struck in crosswalk
Police said the woman, 68, died in hospital a week after being hit
Halifax police have charged a driver with hitting a pedestrian who suffered life-threatening injuries.
The incident happened on Portland Street about 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from Halifax Regional Police.
A 65-year-old Cole Harbour man was turning his vehicle from Eisener Boulevard onto Portland Street when he struck a 68-year-old Cole Harbour woman as she crossed Portland Street in a marked crosswalk, police said.
The woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. She died in hospital a week later, police said on April 8.
The man faces a charge of failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
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