Grenville OPP investigating pedestrian fatality

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KEMPTVILLE — Grenville County OPP continue to investigate the death of a pedestrian who perished two days ago after being hit on County Road 43 at Anniversary Way, North Grenville.  

At 10 p.m. on June 17, four pedestrians were crossing County Road 43 when a 63-year-old-male from North Grenville was struck by a westbound vehicle. The male received life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital and treated for shock.

North Grenville Fire Department, Leeds and Grenville Emergency Services,  the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation Unit and the OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit attended the scene. The road was reopened shortly after 3 a.m. yesterday (June 18).

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the above occurrence is asked to call Grenville County O.P.P. Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip online at www.tipsubmit.com. Tipsters to Crime Stoppers remain anonymous, don’t go to court, and are eligible for a cash reward.