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Police looking to speak to driver who may have picked-up woman before she was fatally struck

KAWARTHA LAKES-City of Kawartha Lakes OPP are looking to speak to someone who they believe picked-up a woman from a residence before she was struck and killed while walking along the highway.

Police say on October 5, 2019, members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP and emergency crews were called to assist at a serious collision on Kawartha Lakes Road 121 shortly before 8:30 p.m.

A vehicle driving northbound on Kawartha Lakes Road 121, near Fenelon Falls, struck a pedestrian on the roadway according to police. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and called for assistance. The 41-year-old pedestrian died at the scene of the collision.

Kawartha Lakes Road 121 remained closed for several hours while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measured and documented the scene.

The investigation has indicated that, earlier in the evening, the deceased had allegedly been picked up in a vehicle from a residence. Police would like to speak with the driver of the vehicle and would ask that anyone with information related to this incident call the detachment at 705-324-6741.



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Pamela Vanmeer
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