Prince Albert woman charged in fatal hit and run

Police investigators were on scene of a serious accident Sept. 8 just north of Prince Albert (Peter Lozinski/Daily Herald)

The Prince Albert RCMP have laid charges against a 34-year-old Prince Albert woman in connection with a fatal hit and run from September 8.

Patricia Lee Sewap has been charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident causing death and public mischief. She was released from custody and is scheduled for court on October 30.

The incident took place on Highway 2 North, about 4 km north of the city, nearby the wildfire operations centre. A 58-year-old man from Montreal Lake was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators described it as a case of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.

The investigation was completed with assistance from the Prince Albert RCMP General Investigation Section.