ALBERTA

Calgary woman charged with unsafe backing in death of man, 91, who was run over

02/19/2014 03:20 EST | Updated 04/21/2014 05:59 EDT
CALGARY - Calgary Police have laid a charge in a case where a 91-year-old man died after he was run over by a pickup and dragged 125 metres.

Police say the truck backed over the man who was using a walker on a sidewalk Jan 18.

The driver drove away unaware that the man had become entangled with the rear hitch of the truck.

He later died of his injuries in hospital.

Police say the driver was never aware of what happened and continue to her destination without stopping.

Jacoba Jean Davidson, 26, of Calgary is charged with unsafe backing and is to appear in court April 28.

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