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Charges pending in fatal vehicle-pedestrian collision

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PICTOU LANDING – Charges are pending against a driver involved in a fatal vehicle-pedestrian collision that happened on Pictou Landing Road in Pictou Landing at approximately 4:30 a.m. this morning. 

A preliminary investigation indicates a 50-year-old female pedestrian from Pictou Landing was struck by a pick-up truck. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver, a 32-year-old man from Pictou Landing, was uninjured. He was arrested at the scene without incident for Impaired Driving Causing Death and remains in custody.

A collision analyst was on scene and the investigation is ongoing.

The section of the roadway between Birch Street and Eagle Street was closed for several hours.