Pedestrian dies after being hit by a vehicle in the south end of Guelph | The Canadian News

Guelph police say a 28-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle at the southern end of the city Thursday night.

Emergency crews were called to the Edinburgh Road and Carrington Drive area shortly after 7:30 pm to receive reports that a pedestrian was hit.

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Police said the man was crossing Edinburgh Road when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle.

The victim was later pronounced dead at Guelph General Hospital. He has not been identified by the police.

The driver of the vehicle, a 40-year-old Guelph woman, remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. She was not injured in the collision, police said.

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There is no crosswalk at this intersection and there are no stop signs for vehicles on Edinburgh Road.

Weather also did not appear to be a factor in the collision, a police spokesman said.

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The service added that investigators have gathered evidence, including video from a security camera from a nearby home, but are looking to speak to other drivers who were in the area at the time of the crash.

Anyone with information should contact the police at 519-824-1212 ext. 7478.

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