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Pedestrian killed in Hwy. 2 collision west of Brockville

Officers reportedly executed the search warrant at a home on Honey Harbour Road at 3 p.m. on Feb. 6.
Officers reportedly executed the search warrant at a home on Honey Harbour Road at 3 p.m. on Feb. 6. Global News File

A 71-year-old pedestrian was killed in a single-vehicle collision just west of Brockville.

Several OPP vehicles and emergency response teams attended the scene at Highway 2 between Woodbridge Road and Fulford Point Road on Thursday afternoon.

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The collision happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

OPP say the vehicle was travelling eastbound on County Road 2 near Hallecks Road South, when 71-year-old Joy Rutherford of Elizabethtown-Kitley Township entered the road from the median and was struck by the vehicle.

Witnesses nearby stopped to help Rutherford, who was then rushed to hospital by paramedics.

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She was pronounced dead while in hospital.

The eastbound lanes were closed between Woodbridge and Fulford Point roads while OPP investigators determined the cause of the collision.

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