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Pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle in Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Colborne Street West in Lindsay on Thursday.

Police say at 7:15pm a vehicle travelling on Colborne Street west allegedly struck a pedestrian who was on the roadway. The driver of the vehicle, as well as an off-duty police officer who was also travelling in the area stopped to render first aid to the pedestrian according to police.

The pedestrian was taken to Ross Memorial Hospital by Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service where he was pronounced deceased by a physician.

Colborne Street west was closed between Angeline Street north and St. Joseph Road to allow for investigators to examine the scene of the collision. Members of the Technical Collision Investigation Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division attended to provide assistance.

The Kawartha Lakes Police Service is asking that anyone who witnessed this collision please telephone 705-324-5252 to speak with an investigator. The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.

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