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December decision in case of pedestrian collision

December 06, 2013 - 8:32 AM

KAMLOOPS - A man who lost part of his leg in a pedestrian accident will have to wait until later this month to hear the verdict for the woman accused of hitting him.

Evelyn Jack is accused of hitting Greg Harris with her car outside Coopers in the Lansdowne Village parking lot, Dec. 2 of last year.

She is charged with driving without due care and attention and her trial began last week in Kamloops provincial court.

Harris, 53, was standing outside the store at the time of the incident and lost part of his right leg, just below the knee, as a result of the collision. He now relies on a prosthetic limb and has been unable to work at his former job as a truck driver and is on a disability pension.

A recorded statement to police heard in court last week had Jack admitting to the accident. She told the officer her foot slipped off the brake onto the gas while parking.

The judge's decision will be heard Dec. 16.

To contact a reporter for this story, email: jwallace@infotelnews.ca, call: (250) 319-7494 or tweet: @jess__wallace.

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