Faith Jackson, who was 18, was crossing a road on the morning of Oct. 14 when she collided with a car.
She died later in hospital.
A black-coloured vehicle with front-end damage was found later that day in a ditch in the city's northeast.
Police investigated for about nine months before arresting a 33-year-old suspect Thursday morning.
Kenneth Raymond Didechko is also charged with unlawfully causing bodily harm and obstruction.
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