One person dead, another gravely injured in two pedestrian collisions in London

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London police say one person is dead and another is critically injured following two separate crashes involving pedestrians on Monday.

The first happened downtown at around 5:45 p.m. when a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in the area of Horton Street East at Wellington Street.

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The victim was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, and remains in critical but stable condition.

Just a half hour later, at around 6:15 p.m. police say a vehicle was travelling eastbound on Hamilton Road near Rectory Street when a pedestrian was struck.

The driver remained at the scene and the pedestrian was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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His name and age have not been released.

Police say the investigations into both crashes are ongoing so it’s unclear whether any charges may be laid.

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