Police investigating apparent hit-and-run in Smiths Falls

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Police are asking for the public’s help after a pedestrian was found dead on the roadside over the weekend.

A portion of Rideau Avenue North was closed down on Sunday morning after a man’s body was found in the early morning hours.

Police identified the victim as 58-year-old Daniel Kilpatrick of Ottawa. They added they believe he was a victim of a collision with a motor vehicle.

The apparent hit-and-run likely took place between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Aug. 30.

As witnesses are asked to contact the Smiths Falls Police Service as the investigation is ongoing. 

-- From News Talk 580 CFRA's Samantha Pope