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OPP investigating after pedestrian killed on QEW in Burlington

OPP in Ottawa say two people were killed early Monday in a crash on Highway 417. Don Mitchell / Global News

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are appealing for witnesses after a woman was killed on the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) near North Shore Boulevard Sunday night.

Investigators believe the pedestrian was struck by a car on the QEW near the Burlington Skyway just after 10 p.m.

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“She was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a vehicle, ” OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said in a Twitter post on Monday Morning.

The identity of the woman is as yet unknown, say police.

The incident closed Toronto-bound lanes of the highway for hours amid an investigation, with traffic diverted at Eastport Drive.

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