January 12, 2018 5:27 pm
Updated: January 15, 2018 8:42 am

UPDATE: Man dies after being struck near McMaster University

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UPDATE:  On Sunday, Jan 14, the 72-year-old pedestrian was removed from life support and passed away after providing his organs for donation.

The 72-year-old man was struck near McMaster University on Friday. The same collision involved a second pedestrian who sustained minor injuries.

Hamilton Police say the 72-year-old and the 58-year-old man were crossing University Avenue just west of Forsyth Ave S at the time.

The 60-year-old man driving the BMW sedan that hit the pair remained at the scene.

Speed and alcohol were not factors. Police say “environmental conditions” are being investigated.

Witnesses are asked to contact officers Walter Niblock at 905-546-4753 or Hendrik Vandercraats at -905-546-4755.

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