Fatal Pedestrian Collision – Name Of Deceased Released

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to investigate a fatal crash that took place this morning west of Kirkton.

Just before 9:00 a.m. (10Mar) Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Huron County Paramedic Services and South Huron Fire Department responded to a crash scene located on Kirkton Road (Huron County Road #6) near Plugtown Line.

The preliminary investigation has determined a male pedestrian entered onto Kirkton Road in an attempt to cross the roadway when he was struck by a sedan that was travelling westbound on Kirkton Road. He was transported from the scene to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The deceased has been identified as Marwood WILLIS, 86 years of age, from Kirkton.

A post-mortem examination has been scheduled to take place on March 11, 2020.

West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team members attended the scene to assist Huron OPP members with the collision investigation.

Kirkton Road (Huron County Road #6) re-opened for travel at approximately 2:30 p.m.

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