Man dead after being struck by vehicle on Piapot First Nation

A 43-year-old woman is facing charges after a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on the Piapot First Nation Saturday afternoon.

Southey RCMP were called to the scene around 2:20 p.m. where the woman told officers she had struck a 33-year-old man with her vehicle.

The man was transported to hospital by STARS Air Ambulance, but was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

As result, 43-year-old Leah Nicole Pratt from the Piapot First Nation, has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and criminal negligence causing death.

Pratt was remanded in custody and will make her first court appearance Monday morning at 9:30 a.m..

The victim’s name was not released.


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