Halifax police investigating fatal pedestrian collision on Gottingen Street

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Halifax Regional Police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian in the 2200-block of Gottingen Street.

Emergency crews were called at around 2:45 p.m. Friday.

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Police say a truck struck a man, who died from his injuries at the scene.

The incident happened near the YMCA.

Gottingen Street between Uniacke and Prince William streets was closed to traffic for the majority of the afternoon, but has since reopened.

Police are asking drivers to use alternate routes to avoid delays.

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