Update – Fatal Collision – Arrest: C24-127933

Released: June 7, 2024 at 11:49 a.m.

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As previously released, on June 6, 2024, at approximately 7:00 a.m., Emergency Services responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision involving a cyclist eastbound Wellington Crescent near Cockburn Street N (both were travelling in this direction).

The 61-year-old victim was transported to hospital in critical condition, where he subsequently passed away, and family notifications have been made. 

The investigation determined the fatal collision was a hit-and-run, and a suspect vehicle has been recovered.

The investigation continued by members of the Traffic Division. It has been determined that a white BMW was being operated at a high rate of speed when it struck the cyclist, causing fatal injuries.

Beckham Keneth SEVERIGHT, 19 years old, has been arrested and charged with the following:

- Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance Causing Death

- Fail to Stop at the Scene of an Accident Knowing that or Reckless as to Whether They Were Involved in an Accident Causing Death

He was detained in custody.

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