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OPP investigating after Highway 37 collision in Tweed kills pedestrian

A pedestrian died after being struck while walking along the shoulder of Hwy. 37 in Tweed on Jan. 24, 2023. Global News

A Roslin, Ont., man died following a collision on Highway 37 in the Municipality of Tweed early Tuesday.

According to Central Hastings OPP, around 2:45 a.m., officers responded to a reported collision involving a transport truck and a pedestrian on the highway.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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OPP say their initial investigation has determined a man was walking southbound along the highway shoulder when he was struck by a transport.

Police say the victim’s vehicle was located nearby stuck in a ditch.

Late Tuesday afternoon, OPP identified the victim as Randy Hilton, 37, of Roslin, about 15 kilometres south fo Tweed.

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The collision remains under investigation.

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