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Pedestrian struck by truck succumbs to injuries in hospital

The name of the 70-year-old male pedestrian will not be released as per the family's request to Timmins Police
2019-07-17 crash 2 MH
Timmins Police conducted a technical traffic collision investigation after a male pedestrian was hit by a truck at the corner of Algonquin Boulevard and Pine Street North. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

The Timmins Police Service – Traffic Section is continuing with its ongoing investigative efforts in regards to a single vehicle collision involving a pedestrian which occurred at approximately 8:15 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, July 17, at the intersection of Pine Street and Algonquin Blvd. in Timmins.

The 70-year-old male pedestrian involved in the collision sustained significant injury and succumbed to those injuries earlier today at the Timmins and District Hospital.

The family has asked that the name of the deceased not be made public by means of a media release and the Timmins Police Service is complying with that request.

The investigation is ongoing at this time and involves a comprehensive effort by Timmins Police Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) and the Timmins Police Forensic Identification Unit. Intensive interviews and a thorough review of available video surveillance cameras is underway to assist with the investigation into the root cause of the collision.

The Timmins Police Service is renewing its appeal for anyone who might have witnessed the collision to come forward to provide details pertinent to this matter by calling the Timmins Police Service at 705-264-1201.