August 1, 2018 4:02 pm
Updated: August 1, 2018 4:25 pm

Cyclist, 39, killed in Brampton hit-and-run identified: Peel Police

Paul De Pledge, a 39 year-old man from Brampton, was struck and killed on Wednesday in what police are investigating as a hit and run.

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The victim of a fatal hit-and-run in Brampton has been identified as 39-year-old Paul De Pledge.

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Peel Police say the crash between a vehicle and a cyclist happened in an industrial area of the city shortly after 6 a.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are now searching for a white Nissan NV Cargo van that was observed on surveillance video and is believed to be involved.

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Police believe the suspect is aware of the collision since their trailer dislodged from the vehicle and was left at the scene.

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