Driver charged in pedestrian’s death

Driver charged in pedestrians death

A Norfolk County man is facing charges in the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in a residential area of ​​Simcoe last month.

The collision occurred on the morning of August 12 at the intersection of Mann Avenue and Rutherford Drive in Simcoe.

The pedestrian, a 75-year-old Norfolk resident, was transported to hospital where they later died.

Richard Pereira, 54, of Norfolk has been charged with careless driving causing death, under the Highway Traffic Act. He is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.