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Police looking to identify pedestrian hit and killed by vehicle in Clarington

Investigators are still looking to identify a man that was hit and killed by a vehicle while walking along the side of the road in Clarington.

Officers were called to the collision – on Regional Highway 2, near Brownsville Road – around 6:45 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 8).

“A male pedestrian was walking along the roadway when he was struck by an eastbound Dodge Caravan. The pedestrian was struck and thrown into the ditch and sustained life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Dodge stopped immediately and was not injured,” a media release reads.

“Durham Paramedic Services and Clarington Fire attended the scene and provided medical assistance to the injured pedestrian but despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Police believe the victim is between 40 and 50 years of age but have yet to identify him.

The road was closed for several hours for the police investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5231.

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