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Arrest made in fatal Mississauga hit-and-run – CTV News

TORONTO — Police say an arrest has been made in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Mississauga on Friday morning. Police say 45-year-old Penny Cousard was operating a motorized wheelchair in a bike lane in the area of Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East shortly before 7 a.m. when she was struck by a southbound…

Arrest made in fatal Mississauga hit-and-run – CTV News

TORONTO —
Police say an arrest has been made in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Mississauga on Friday morning.

Police say 45-year-old Penny Cousard was operating a motorized wheelchair in a bike lane in the area of Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East shortly before 7 a.m. when she was struck by a southbound Honda Civic.

The driver, police say, did not remain at the scene.

In a news release issued Saturday, police confirmed that the vehicle was subsequently recovered in the area of Ogden Avenue and Lakeshore Road East in Mississauga and the suspect, a 56-year-old man from Mississauga, was arrested on Friday.

The driver has been charged with failing to remain causing death and dangerous operation of a vehicle.

He was held for a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear in court in Brampton later today.

Police have not released the name of the suspect.

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On Friday, several people told CP24 that Cousard lived in the area and was often seen using her mobility scooter along Dixie Road.

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One neighbour described the deceased as a “really kind person” who “loved animals.”

“She would always stop everybody with their dogs and say ‘Oh puppy, bring the puppy here’ and love them up,” the woman said.

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