ARREST MADE IN HIT AND RUN DEATH OF 75-YEAR-OLD WOMAN

May 03, 2019

By Maria Madden

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Police have made an arrest in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Mississauga.

75-year-old Rafaela Piedrasanta, was crossing Elia Avenue at Sorrento Drive shortly after 5 p.m. on Wednesday when she was struck by a pick-up truck that then fled the scene.

Piedrasanta was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Following the collision, Peel police released the make, model year and licence plate of the suspect vehicle as they made a public appeal for information.

37-year-old Mississauga resident Seyenthan Sivakumaran has been taken into custody following that appeal and has been charged with failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing death.

 

 

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