Justice for Baeleigh rally held outside Saskatoon Police Services, City Hall – Saskatoon

It’s been 126 days since nine-year-old Bailey Emily Morris lost her life in Saskatoon, Sussex.

The young girl was hit by a truck last September when she was crossing 33rd Street on her motorcycle at a marked footpath.

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So far, no charges have been brought against the driver in question.

On Thursday, family, friends and supporters crowded in front of the Saskatoon Police Headquarters before marching to City Hall.

“Baeleigh has finally been noticed,” said Sarah Smokedi, friend and co-worker of mother Rochelle Dubois.

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The vigil was held for a 9-year-old girl who died after being hit by a truck

The vigil was held for a 9-year-old girl who died after being hit by a truck – September 11, 2021

After months of trying to get answers from the Saskatoon Police Department, Smokey Day said they wanted to take action.

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“There was no open line of communication with Rochelle from people in positions of authority,” Smokey Day said.

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A video was posted on social media earlier this month showing the exact moment of the accident.

“Since the video was posted, there has been a huge outpouring of support and these lines of communication are now open,” said Smokey Day.

In a statement issued earlier this week, the Saskatoon Police Service said it was aware of the video and confirmed that the investigation was still active.

In a statement to Global News, Brad Jennings, Public Relations and Strategic Communications with the Saskatoon Police Service, said:[Wednesday] In the afternoon, members of the Saskatoon Police met Ms. Dubois and had a meaningful discussion. We have heard her concerns and will continue to keep her informed for the duration of the investigation.”

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They added that collisions, especially fatal ones, are “complex” and take time to resolve.

But the family says it is taking a long time.

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“Rochelle is in pain. I don’t want to take advantage that she’s angry or upset. She just wants to grieve and you can’t grieve without any answers,” said Smokey Day.

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