Police continue to seek second vehicle in January pedestrian death in Peterborough

40-year-old Corey Johnston was killed after being struck on George Street North on January 14

Police are seeking the owner or operator of this charcoal-grey four-door Toyota Matrix hatchback with black rims in the death of 40-year-old Corey Johnston on January 14, 2021 in Peterborough. (Police-supplied photo)
Police are seeking the owner or operator of this charcoal-grey four-door Toyota Matrix hatchback with black rims in the death of 40-year-old Corey Johnston on January 14, 2021 in Peterborough. (Police-supplied photo)

Peterborough police are continuing their search for a second vehicle that was in the area when a pedestrian was struck and killed in downtown Peterborough in January.

Corey Johnston, 40, of Peterborough was killed in the incident, which took place on George Street North near the Holiday Inn at around 8:30 p.m. on January 14, 2021.

As part of the investigation, police are seeking to identify the owner or operator a second vehicle that was in the area at the time of the incident.

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The charcoal-grey four-door hatchback with black rims — which police have since determined is a Toyota Matrix — was seen travelling northbound on George Street, then continuing northbound on Water Street before turning westbound onto King Street, then southbound on George Street before turning westbound onto Sherbrooke Street.

Police are asking the owner or operator of the vehicle to contact them.

Anyone from the public who is able to identify the owner or operator of the vehicle is asked to contact Constable Pilling at 705-876-1122 ext 254, or to submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at stopcrimehere.ca.

Police are seeking the owner or operator of this charcoal-grey four-door Toyota Matrix hatchback with black rims in the death of 40-year-old Corey Johnston on January 14, 2021 in Peterborough. (Police-supplied photo)
Police are seeking the owner or operator of this charcoal-grey four-door Toyota Matrix hatchback with black rims in the death of 40-year-old Corey Johnston on January 14, 2021 in Peterborough. (Police-supplied photo)

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