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Pedestrian dies after being hit by truck in LaSalle

Police say the pedestrian suffered injuries to his upper and lower body.
Police say the pedestrian suffered injuries to his upper and lower body. Global News

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a truck in LaSalle Tuesday.

Montreal police explain the 50-year-old man was hit as the truck turned onto Newman Boulevard from Terrasse Newman around 6 p.m.

Police spokesperson Audrey-Anne Picard tells Global News the truck driver did not see the pedestrian.

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The man was taken to hospital in critical condition; he was pronounced dead overnight.

The truck driver, a 69-year-old man, was treated for shock.

Police confirmed it is still too early to tell if speed was a factor.

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