March 4, 2019 9:51 am

Pedestrian, 69, dies after being hit by car in city’s east end: Ottawa police

An Ottawa police vehicle.

Beatrice Britneff / Global News File

A 69-year-old man died after being struck by a car while walking along Renaud Road in the city’s east end on Sunday evening, Ottawa police say.

The fatal collision occurred just before 6:30 p.m., about 300 metres from the intersection of Renaud Road and Mer-Bleue Road, a spokesperson for the Ottawa Police Service said Monday morning.

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The pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Spokesperson Const. Chuck Benoit declined to provide more information on the nature of those injuries, citing an ongoing investigation by the police service’s collision investigation unit.

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Benoit said the vehicle involved was a “regular passenger vehicle.”

No one has been charged in the incident, he said.

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