Charges laid in fatal Siksika Nation pedestrian collision



A man has been charged in connection with a 2017 hit and run on a Siksika Nation highway that left a female pedestrian dead, RCMP said Tuesday.

25 year old Mariam Raweater of Siksika Nation, was walking on Highway 901 on Nov. 28, 2017, when she was struck by a vehicle and killed, RCMP said. The vehicle fled the scene and was later found abandoned on Siksika Nation.

Investigators say that on March 29, 2019, Justin Lee Cutter, 25, of Siksika Nation, was identified as the driver of the suspect vehicle.

Cutter has been charged with failure to remain at the scene of an accident causing death and is scheduled to appear in Siksika Provincial Court on April 18.