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Pedestrian Killed After Collision With Tractor-Trailer On Highway 7

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough County OPP and emergency crews are currently on scene at a collision on Highway 7 that occurred at approximately 7:30pm this evening.

A tractor-trailer travelling westbound on Highway 7 collided with a pedestrian. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at scene. No other injuries were reported in the collision.

The name of the deceased will not be released until next of kin have been notified.

Highway 7 is currently closed between Lancaster Road and Keene Road while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene.

The Highway 7 closure will remain in place for several hours while police investigate. For road closure information regarding this incident, or any other traffic related events please check Twitter @OPP_COMM_CR for ongoing updates.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.


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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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