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Peel police investigating after 83-year-old pedestrian struck and killed in Mississauga

Peel police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed Monday evening in Mississauga. Marc Cormier/Global News

Peel police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed Monday evening in Mississauga.

Officers from the Peel Regional Police responded to a call around 8:24 p.m. in the Dundas Street and Neilco Court area.

In a tweet, police said they found a pedestrian in “life-threatening” condition after being hit by a car.

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Police said the pedestrian, an 83-year-old on man, was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the injuries he sustained. He was not transported to hospital.

Data from the Peel Regional Police crime statistics dashboard shows 15 pedestrians died in collisions in 2020, up from nine in 2019.

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The driver and their vehicle remain at the scene and road closures are in place, police said. The driver did not suffer any physical injuries.

The force’s major collisions bureau is attending the scene and will take over the investigation.

Police asked witnesses to contact them with information or any dashcam video.

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