First Niagara traffic fatality of 2017

Police have released more details about a fatal collision in Niagara Falls.

It happened at 6:40 a.m Tuesday morning when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Lundy's Lane just west of Beaverdams Road.

Initial investigation revealed that an unidentified man was walking westbound in the eastbound lane of travel on Lundy's Lane and was struck by an eastbound 2007 GMC Van being driven by a 53-year-old Niagara Falls man.

The male pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital by ambulance where he later succumb to his injuries.

The driver of the GMC did not suffer any physical injuries in this collision.

This collision along with the positive identity of the deceased male remains under investigation by Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit with assistance of 2 District Criminal Investigation Branch and the Coroner's Office. 

Any witnesses with information regarding this collision are asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 4-5500.