Update – Avtar Dhammi charged with first degree murder after pedestrian stuck and killed

Peel Regional Police responded to report of a pedestrian struck at a plaza on Torbram Road and Peter Robertson Boulevard in Brampton, on December 31st at approximately 1:45am.

A 34 year old man from Caledon, was struck by a pickup truck that was still at the scene. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police arrested Avtar Dhammi, 38, on December 31st and charged him with first degree murder.

Update January 3rd
The victim has been identified as Gurpreet Dhami, 34. Avtar Dhammi and Gurpreet Dhami are “extended family” according to Peel police.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call investigators at  (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.