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Provincial police investigate death of man walking on Hwy 417

Ontario Provincial Police.

Provincial police continue to investigate the death of a 45-year-old who was struck by a vehicle while crossing Hwy 417 on foot late Friday night.

Police said the incident occurred shortly after 11 p.m. on the westbound lanes of the highway between Metcalfe Street and Bronson Avenue.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Highway 417 westbound was closed for much of the early morning but has since re-opened.