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Pedestrian killed by pickup truck on Highway 17


A pedestrian was struck and killed by a pickup truck on Highway 17 in the Serpent River area, between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury, Tuesday night, police say.

It happened around 7 p.m. when the pedestrian was walking in a land of traffic, Ontario Provincial Police Const. Phil Young told CTV News in an email.

An 18-kilometre stretch of the highway was closed between Highway 108 and Hamilton Street in Spanish until about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday while police investigated.

Young said no one else was injured in the crash and no charges are pending at this time.

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