Surrey: A 25-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal collision that occurred in 2020, Surrey RCMP said on Tuesday. 

The suspect, identified as Jeo Kurian, was charged with one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death on October 10. 

On December 15, 2020, Surrey RCMP responded to near 144 Street and 61A Avenue around 2:45 pm following a collision when an unoccupied cargo truck hit a pedestrian, who was on the sidewalk at the time of the collision. 

The RCMP said the victim succumbed to her injuries. 

The suspect will appear in court at the end of this month.  

“This was a tragic and devastating loss for the victim’s family, and has also impacted many people within our community,” said Sergeant Tom Boyce from Criminal Collision Investigation Team.

“Our team has remained committed to collecting all evidence required throughout this complex investigation, in order to bring this matter before the courts,” he added.

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