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Pedestrian killed in Brampton after being hit by vehicle, driver fled the scene

A Peel Regional Police cruiser is seen at the 12 Division station.
A Peel Regional Police cruiser is seen at the 12 Division station. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Peel Regional Police say a man died as a result of a hit-and-run in Brampton on Tuesday morning.

Peel Paramedics said a male patient was transported in life-threatening condition to a local hospital where he later died.

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Police said that the driver involved in the collision did not remain at the scene.

There is no information yet on the suspect vehicle.

Rutherford Road is closed between Orenda Road and Clark Boulevard for the investigation, police said.

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