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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle on Highway 115 south of Peterborough: OPP

Peterborough County OPP say a section of Highway 115 south of Peterborough is closed after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. on Sept. 25, 2023. The man later died in hospital, OPP report. OPP

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a commercial motor vehicle on Highway 115 just south of Peterborough early Monday afternoon, OPP report.

According to Peterborough County OPP, the collision around 12:20 occurred in the southbound lanes of Hwy. 115 between The Parkway and Airport Road in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township.

Police say a 32-year-old man was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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The highway was closed until around 8:30 p.m. During the closure southbound traffic was diverted off Hwy. 115 at The Parkway and vehicles could access the highway off Airport Road.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation, OPP said.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have dash-cam video around the time is asked to call Peterborough County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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