Update on fatal pedestrian collision in Blue Mountains

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Officers from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) can now identify the deceased pedestrian involved in a fatal motor vehicle collision in The Blue Mountains.

Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on August 16th 2019 OPP officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision in the area of Grey Road 19 near Jozo Weider Boulevard in The Blue Mountains. Investigation found that a male pedestrian was crossing Grey Road 19 when he was struck by a west bound SUV.

The pedestrian, identified as Brent Donald SMITH, 56 years of age, from The Blue Mountains, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

OPP Traffic Collision Investigators attended the scene to document the occurrence. A cause for the collision has not been determined however alcohol is not considered as a factor in this crash.

Investigation is ongoing and a post mortem is scheduled to take place at the Provincial Forensic Pathology Unit at the Forensic Services and Coroners Complex in Toronto.

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