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Hit & Run – One Deceased, 3 Arrested

(ELGIN COUNTY, ON) – On Saturday, October 30, 2021, at approximately 4:50 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Elgin County Detachment, Middlesex County Detachment, Malahide Fire Service, Central Elgin Fire Service, and Elgin EMS responded to a collision on Wilson Line east of Belmont Road, Malahide Township.

A stolen vehicle was involved in a fatal collision with a cyclist. The cyclist was pronounced deceased on scene, identified as Michael SMITH, 59 years old, of London.

Three parties were located, arrested and charged with the assistance of West Region Canine and West Region Emergency Response Team members.

Elgin County Detachment and West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team continue to investigate. 

The investigation is still continuing and further updates will be provided when they become available.

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