UPDATE: Charges laid in criminal flight which led to fatal Edmonton collision

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service has charged three people involved in a criminal flight from police which led to a fatal collision on Whitemud Drive on Monday, July 3, 2017.

Zachary James Grogan, 32, is charged with fail to stop at scene of accident involving death (x2), flight from peace officer causing death (x2), dangerous driving causing death (x2), possession of stolen property over $5,000.

Alisha Grace Roode, 27, is charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, possession of identity document (x2), possession of identity information (x2), possession of a controlled substance.

Trent James Ferris, 29, is charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, assaulting a peace officer.

Investigations continue as detectives try to identify a fourth male suspect who fled from the stolen vehicle after the collision.

The female who was a passenger in the vehicle that was struck by the stolen truck succumbed to her injuries in hospital last night (Tuesday, July 4, 2017).

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

ASIRT is investigating the circumstances surrounding the conduct of police during the criminal flight response. The EPS will not be providing further information or comment regarding the circumstances surrounding the fatal collision given the ongoing ASIRT investigation.

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