Toronto police hunt for driver after pedestrian struck, killed

Police investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in Toronto on Thursday morning. Don Curran / Global News

Toronto police say they are searching for a driver involved in the fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian in the city’s Roncesvalles neighbourhood early Thursday.

Police said a male pedestrian was struck near Roncesvalles and Boustead avenues at around 5:15 a.m. and the driver did not remain at the scene.

The man was pronounced dead.

There is no word on the driver or a vehicle description.

Roads in the area were closed Thursday morning for the investigation. Police were warning motorists to expect delays in the area.

Flowers are laid at the intersection where a man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Toronto on June 6, 2024. Catherine McDonald / Global News


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