Two People Arrested after Brampton Man Killed in Hit and Run Crash


Two people are facing charges in connection with a fatal hit and run collision in Brampton.

Peel police say investigators from the Major Collision Bureau have arrested a man and woman following a fail to remain crash that led to the death of Paul De Pledge, a 39 year-old man from Brampton.

Police say that on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, a collision involving a cyclist and a utility trailer occurred.

According to police, the collision occurred when a utility trailer being towed became disconnected from the vehicle and collided with De Pledge.

De Pledge died at the scene of the collision.

Police say 38-year-old Brampton woman, Joyce Pasiecznik, was arrested on Sept. 28, 2018 and has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime, driving while disqualified, accessory after fact to failing to remain causing death and more.

The accused appeared in court on Oct. 9.

Police also arrested 40-year-old Brampton man, Pritpal Lehl, on Nov. 6, 2018.

The accused has been charged with theft under $5,000, possession of property obtained by crime, failing to remain causing death, criminal negligence causing death and more.

He appeared in court on Nov. 6.

Investigators are appealing to any witnesses who may have observed the suspect vehicle or have dashboard video footage leading up to the incident, to contact investigators with the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710.

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