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Man arrested in connection with fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision.

Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred this Friday morning in Dartmouth.

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​On February 22, at approximately 5:50 a.m., police responded to a report of a fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision near 350 Pleasant Street in Dartmouth. The pedestrian, a 57-year-old man, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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At approximately 2:22 p.m., police received a call from a member of the public who observed a parked unattended vehicle they felt might have been involved in the incident.​ Patrol Members, investigators from the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, Accident Investigation Section and Forensic Identification Section were able to connect the vehicle to the incident.​

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Matthew Gerald Kennedy, a 24-year-old Bedford man was arrested without incident and will appear in court at a later date to face charges of Criminal Negligence Causing Death and Failing to Stop at Scene of Accident.

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Investigators are still interested in speaking to anyone that was in the area at the time of the incident. Anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020.​ Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.

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Source : Media Release

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