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Soldier arrested in Doornik

Published on 05/03/2007

5 March 2007

BRUSSELS – The investigating magistrate in Doornik arrested a 34-year-old professional soldier for involuntary manslaughter and fleeing a crime scene.

Noël D., a soldier living in barracks in Doornik, caused a fatal accident in the submunicipality of Kain in Doornik late Friday night, early Saturday.

A 21-year-old woman walking on the footpath near the Chaussée d’Audenarde was killed in a hit-and-run accident. The driver confessed to the accident. He was under the influence of alcohol at the time.

[Copyright Expatica News 2007]

Subject: Belgian news