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Oshawa driver charged after fatal hit-and-run in Lincoln

A 51-year-old cyclist from Grimsby was the victim of the July 25 collison
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Continued investigation by detectives with the Niagara Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit as well as 8 District (Grimsby) detectives resulted in the identification of a suspect.

On Monday July 26, 2021 the male turned himself in to police and the vehicle involved was seized.

37-year-old Brent Armitage of Oshawa is facing the following charge:       

  • Fail to stop cause death

Armitage is currently being held in custody pending a bail hearing on Tuesday July 27, 2021 via video at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in the City of St. Catharines.

The Niagara Regional Police Service would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance in this matter. 

Anyone with further information is asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111 ext. 1009433 or CrimeStoppers at 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

Original release here