Pedestrian dies after struck by vehicle in Chatham

Chatham-Kent police

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Chatham-Kent police are investigating the death of a 59-year-old Chatham man who died after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning in Chatham.

Police said emergency crews were called to a single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Grand Avenue, west of Keil Drive North in Chatham, just before 8:30 a.m.

The vehicle was travelling west on Grand Avenue West when the driver struck a pedestrian who had entered the roadway, police said.

The victim was taken to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, where he was pronounced deceased, police said.

The traffic unit has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact. Const. Randy Whittaker at randyw@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

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