Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle on Highway 17
A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday morning in the Upper Ottawa Valley, according to police.
The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 17 west of Cobden, OPP said in a news release.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured.
Highway 17 was closed between Turcotte and Mountain roads for the police investigation.
A rainy, warmer-than-usual Tuesday is in the forecast for Ottawa, before things cool down and change to snow overnight.
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Environment Canada says showers will start around noon on Monday with 10 to 20 millimetres of rain expected.