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Pedestrian killed after being struck by tractor trailer on Hwy. 7 east of Peterborough: OPP – Peterborough

A pedestrian is dead following a collision on Hwy. 7 east of Peterborough on Wednesday evening.

According to Peterborough County OPP, the collision involving a pedestrian and a tractor trailer occurred around 7:30 p.m. near Burnham Line in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township.

Police say the pedestrian was pronounced deceased at scene. No other injuries were reported in the collision.

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The name of the deceased has not been released, pending next-of-kin notification,  OPP stated

The highway is expected to be closed between Lancaster Road and Keene Road for several hours as OPP investigate the collision.

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