On Saturday at around 10:15 p.m., a 59 year-old male resident of Thorold, was crossing Queen Street South in an eastbound direction just north of Sullivan Avenue when he was struck by a southbound Chevrolet pick up truck. The pedestrian succumbed to his injuries at the scene and the driver of the pick-up truck was not injured.
Charged with Impaired Driving Cause Death, Driving with a Blood Alcohol Concentration in Excess of the Legal Limit and Criminal Negligence Cause Death is 78 year-old Earl J. Williamson. The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of next of kin.
This collision remains under investigation by members of the Collision Reconstruction Unit. Witnesses are asked to call Police at 905 688 4111 ext 5500.