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Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on Hamilton mountain

Police say around 7 o'clock last night, the man was stuck by a vehicle in the Upper Wentworth and East 24th Street area, near the Sackville Hill Seniors Centre.
Police say around 7 o'clock last night, the man was stuck by a vehicle in the Upper Wentworth and East 24th Street area, near the Sackville Hill Seniors Centre. 900 CHML / Laura Hampshire

A 93-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle on the Hamilton mountain.

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Police say around 7 p.m. Thursday, the man was struck by a vehicle in the Upper Wentworth and East 24th Street area, near the Sackville Hill Seniors Centre.

The driver remained at the scene and has co-operated with police.

However, the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries on the scene.

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His identity has not been released.

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Police are asking any witnesses to contact them.