Male Arrested After Fatal Hit-and-Run in Mississauga


Published February 18, 2018 at 2:15 pm

Anthony Urciuoli/ photo

One person has been arrested following a collision that took a pedestrian’s life in Mississauga.

The incident happened at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday, February 15. A 61 year old woman named Layla Wilke (pictured above) was struck by a vehicle while she crossing Mavis Road in the area of Knotty Pine Grove. The vehicle then fled.

Wilke was pronounced dead on the scene.

Shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Febraury 17, a male accompanied by his lawyer surrendered himself to Peel Police in Brampton.

The vehicle believed to be involved in this incident, a small white car, was also located in Brampton.

The investigation is ongoing. Police thank the public for its assistance.

Photo via Peel Regional Police

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