Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Lindsay

Man was walking on Colborne Street West on Thursday evening, police looking for witnesses

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service in Lindsay. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle on Colborne Street West in Lindsay on Thursday (November 21).

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, at 7:15 p.m. a vehicle was travelling on Colborne Street West when it collided with a pedestrian who was on the roadway.

The driver of the vehicle, as well as an off-duty police officer who was also travelling in the area, stopped to render first aid to the victim.

The victim was taken to Ross Memorial Hospital by Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service where he was pronounced deceased by a physician.

Police are not releasing the name of the deceased man at this time.

Colborne Street West was closed between Angeline Street North and St. Joseph Road to allow for investigators to examine the scene of the collision. Members of the Technical Collision Investigation Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division attended to provide assistance.

The Kawartha Lakes Police Service is asking that anyone who witnessed this collision to call 705-324-5252 to speak with an investigator.