Pedestrian dies following collision on Hwy. 7 near Peterborough: OPP

OPP say a pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on Hwy. 7 just outside Peterborough on Friday night. Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

Peterborough County OPP say a pedestrian has died of his injuries following a collision just outside the city limits on Friday evening.

Police say emergency crews responded around 7:50 p.m., to Hwy. 7 near Burnham Line in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township, just east of the city boundary.

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Const. Joe Ayotte says the early investigation shows that a westbound vehicle on the highway struck the man who was walking across the road.

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The man was taken to hospital with vital signs absent and was pronounced dead.

He has been identified as Rudolph Ksander, 61, of Peterborough.

A post-mortem examination will be conducted at the Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex in Toronto, OPP said.

Highway 7 was closed between Keene Road and Hwy. 28 as OPP investigated.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision. Anyone with information can reach the OPP at (705)-742-0401.

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