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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Fenelon Falls: City of Kawartha Lakes OPP

Bancroft OPP say one person died following a collision on Hwy. 28 east of Bancroft on Sept. 15, 2022. The Canadian Press file

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP are investigating after a pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle in the village of Fenelon Falls late Tuesday afternoon.

According to OPP, the collision occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Colborne Street (County Road 121) and Francis Street.

Police say the pedestrian was transported to hospital where they were pronounced deceased.

Read more: Construction worker seriously injured after being struck by vehicle on Hwy. 28 near Peterborough

Colborne Street was closed between Helen and Bond streets as OPP investigated.

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UPDATE Friday, July 29:

On Friday afternoon, OPP identified the victim as Robert Geroux, 61, of Fenelon Falls.

OPP say the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

OPP are appealing to any witnesses to call them at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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