Mississauga Tragedy: Cyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run, 26-Year-Old Man Now Charged

A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged in relation to a deadly hit-and-run collision in Mississauga, Ontario, according to Peel Regional Police.

Police said on August 23 around 3:15 a.m., officers responded to a crash involving a blue Mazda on Airport Road near Morningstar Drive. A 22-year-old female cyclist headed northbound was struck by the vehicle, which then fled the scene.

The victim, identified by police as a Mississauga woman who was an exchange student who had been in Canada for four months, was pronounced dead at the site of the collision.

Man, 26, charged after hit-and-run collision in Mississauga leaves cyclist dead police

On Thursday, a 26-year-old suspect was taken into custody and charged with dangerous operation causing death, failure to stop after an accident causing death, flight from a peace officer, and driving with an improper license.

Police said the man was held for a bail hearing in Brampton and remanded into custody until his next court date on September 15.

The hit-and-run remains under active investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact Peel Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.


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