Man Fleeing Police in Clarington Ran onto Highway and was Fatally Struck by a Vehicle; No Charges Issued Case Number: 17-OVD-015

In Police Blotter

Mississauga, ON (1 March, 2018) —

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Durham Regional Police Service officer in relation to the death of a 35-year-old man in January of 2017. The man had been a passenger in a vehicle that was being investigated in relation to a theft. Police pulled the vehicle over on Highway 35/115, and while the driver was being arrested, the passenger exited the vehicle and fled. The man ran onto the highway and was struck by a pick-up truck.
Full Director’s Report (with Incident Narrative, Evidence, and Analysis & Director’s Decision):http://www.ontario.ca/page/special-investigations-unit-siu-directors-reports.
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