(HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment is investigating a fatal collision involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian at a Highway 6, Jarvis, Haldimand County, Ontario address.
On Wednesday December 11, 2019 at 12:34 a.m., OPP, Haldimand County Fire Services and Haldimand County paramedics responded to Highway 6 south of Haldimand Road 55 for a single vehicle collision where a pickup truck had struck a pedestrian.
OPP investigation, thus far, determined the pickup truck driven by a 42-year-old male from Haldimand County, was north bound on Highway 6 when it struck a pedestrian.
The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene and attempted life-saving efforts which were unsuccessful.
The pedestrian, a 35-year-old male from Haldimand County, suffered life threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Highway 6 between Haldimand Road 55 and Haldimand County Road 69 was closed for approximately eight hours while emergency crews were on scene.
OPP continue to investigate and is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have any information to assist with the investigation, to contact them at 1– 888 – 310 – 1122.