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Pedestrian struck by transport on Dawson Road has died

Police continue to investigate a fatal collision on the merge lane to Dawson Road from Highway 11/17 Thursday afternoon involving a pedestrian and a transport truck
Thunder Bay police investigate a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian on Dawson Road on Thursday, November 30, 2023.

THUNDER BAY — A pedestrian struck by a transport truck on Dawson Road Thursday afternoon has died as a result of injuries sustained.

The male pedestrian was struck by a commercial vehicle just before 2:30 p.m. Thursday on the merge lane onto Dawson Road from Highway 11/17.

The man was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre by ambulance and the Thunder Bay Police Service said in a statement issued on Friday that he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The man’s name is being withheld at this time as police attempt to locate next of kin.

The investigation into the collision continues. Anyone with information that could assist investigators is encouraged to contact the Thunder Bay Police Service at 807-684-1200.


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