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Man, 57, dead after being hit by tow truck in St-Michel parking lot

The incident occurred at 5:45 p.m. in a commercial parking lot near St-Michel and Industrial boulevards.
The incident occurred at 5:45 p.m. in a commercial parking lot near St-Michel and Industrial boulevards. The Canadian Press/ Graham Hughes

Montreal police have confirmed that a 57-year-old man has died after being hit by a tow truck in Montreal’s St-Michel neighborhood Friday evening.

The incident occurred at 5:45 p.m. in a commercial parking lot near St-Michel and Industrial boulevards.

First responders found the man unconscious on the ground when they arrived on the scene.

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Police said the man was transported to the hospital in critical condition and later died.

The driver of the tow truck, a 20-year-old man, suffered a nervous shock but was not transported to the hospital.

Police are investigating the incident.

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–With files from Global News’s Alessia Maratta