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Longueuil police investigate fatal collision involving pedestrian

Longueuil police are investigating a fatal collision involving a truck and a pedestrian. Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
Longueuil police are investigating a fatal collision involving a truck and a pedestrian. Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Global News

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a truck Wednesday afternoon in Longueuil.

The incident happened at around 4:45 p.m. at the intersection of Curé-Poirier West and Taschereau boulevards.

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Longueuil police say a woman was killed after she was struck by an 18-wheeler truck.

The driver of the truck is being treated for shock.

Collision experts, investigators and Forensic Identification Specialists have been dispatched to the scene.

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The circumstances leading to the fatal collision are still unclear.

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Police are asking motorists to avoid the area as they investigate.