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Pedestrian struck by vehicle north of Monkton, driver charged

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MONKTON – One person has been charged after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Highway 23 north of Monkton on Nov. 12.

Just before 6 p.m. that day, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Perth County Paramedic Service and the North Perth Fire Department responded to a collision on Perth Road 164 (Highway 23) near Line 60.

Police reported that an adult pedestrian had crossed the road and was struck by a vehicle travelling northbound. They were transported to a local hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police have charged the driver of the car, 29-year-old Katie Milanovich of Elmira, with careless driving.

Milanovich is scheduled to appear in Stratford court at a later date to answer to the charge.