An elderly woman in Sarnia has been charged in the crash that killed 10-year-old Jillian Keck earlier this month.

Sarnia police say 79-year-old Hilda Minnis is facing one charge of dangerous driving causing death in connection with the collision.

Keck died in hospital after being hit by a car while crossing the intersection at Cathcart Boulevard and Murphy Road on January 7th.

Minnis has been released under a number of conditions and will appear in court on March 26th.

Sarnia police say the investigation is continuing.