file photo of Sarnia police cruisers. (Photo by Melanie Irwin)

Charges Laid In Fatal Pedestrian Crash

The investigation of a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in Sarnia last month has led to charges.

Sarnia police say Donald Blythe, 76, of Sarnia was struck and killed by a vehicle on Murphy Rd. south of Bradford Dr. around 9:30pm July 7.

The collision was investigated by both the Traffic Branch and Criminal Investigation Branch.

Police say Gregory Ballard, 46, of Sarnia was arrested Wednesday and charged with dangerous driving causing death and careless driving.

He has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 11.