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Driver hits pedestrian and flees, victim charged with walking on wrong side of road; driver eventually charged with fail to remain

HUNTSVILLE A hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian faces a charge of fleeing the scene.

And the victim was charged with walking on the wrong side of the road.

Provincial police say that shortly after 1 a.m. on Saturday March 18, 2017, police and paramedics responded to the scene of an injured pedestrian on Highway #60 East of Allison’s Point Road in Huntsville.

A 33-year-old Huntsville man was struck by a vehicle and was taken to Huntsville Memorial Hospital serious injuries.

Police say the vehicle in the collision failed to remain at the scene.

As a result of the ongoing investigation Thomas Reynolds, 44, of Burlington, was charged with Fail to remain and Fail to Report Accident both under the Highway Traffic Act. He appeared in Bracebridge court on June 27, 2017 to answer to those charges.

The victim was also charged with Pedestrian Fail to Walk on Left Side of Highway under the Highway Traffic Act.

Huntsville OPP would like to thank the public for their assistance in this investigation.

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