Pedestrian dies in hospital after being struck by vehicle in Anjou, Que.

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A 49-year-old man is has died after he was struck by a car in Montreal’s Anjou borough late Tuesday afternoon.

Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant said it happened just before 5 p.m. on du Golf Boulevard near the intersection of des Sciences Boulevard.

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The pedestrian had just finished work at a nearby construction site when he was hit by the car.

Brabant said he was unconscious during his transport to hospital.

Brabant confirmed the man’s death in hospital Tuesday evening.

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The driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old man, was uninjured but treated for shock at the scene of the crash.

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“He will be met later today,” Brabant said.

Officers are looking for surveillance videos from nearby businesses in the hopes of getting a better understanding of what happened.

Collision experts are also on scene.

Brabant said it is the 16th fatal collision of 2021 in Montreal.

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