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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle near Fenelon Falls: City of Kawartha Lakes OPP

Kawartha Lakes Road 121 near Fenelon Falls was closed Saturday night after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle, OPP said.
Kawartha Lakes Road 121 near Fenelon Falls was closed Saturday night after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle, OPP said. Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday night.

Around 8:30 p.m., emergency responders were called to a collision on Kawartha Lakes Road 121 near Fenelon Falls.

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Police say a northbound vehicle struck a pedestrian on the roadway. The driver remained on scene and called for assistance, according to OPP.

The 41-year-old victim was pronounced deceased at the scene, OPP stated on Sunday morning. The name of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin,

A post-mortem examination will be conducted at the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services building in Toronto.

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Kawartha Lakes Road 121 was closed for several hours while OPP investigated the collision.

The collision remains under investigation.

UPDATE Monday: 

OPP say earlier in the evening on Saturday, the victim had been picked up in a vehicle from a residence.

Police would like to speak with the driver of the vehicle and would ask that anyone with information related to this incident call the detachment at 705-324-6741.

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