Pedestrian dies after bring struck by tractor-trailer on Highway 7 just east of Peterborough

Victim was pronounced dead at scene of Wednesday night collision, highway was closed for several hours

An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police car. (Photo: OPP)

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a tractor-trailer Wednesday night (November 16) on Highway 7 east of Keene Road just outside Peterborough city limits.

According to the Peterborough County OPP, the vehicle collided with the pedestrian at around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

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On Friday (November 18), police identified the victim as 30-year-old Shanaqua Lawrence of Peterborough.

Highway 7 was closed between Lancaster Road and Keene Road for several hours while police documented the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.