Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Kitchener

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Waterloo Region, Ontario – WRPS’ Traffic Services Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Kitchener.

On March 14, 2024, at approximately 8:45 p.m., emergency services responded to reports of a collision between a motor vehicle and a pedestrian on King Street East at Deer Ridge Drive.

Through the initial investigation, it was determined that a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle while in the crosswalk.

The pedestrian, a 56-year-old female was transported to a local hospital by Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services and was pronounced deceased.

The driver, a 55-year-old male did not report any physical injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

The roads were closed for approximately four hours while police conducted the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777, extension 8856.

To provide anonymous information, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit online at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com

WA24068340 (953)

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (W.R.P.S.) ext. 8188

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