Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 17 identified, no charges


A pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 17 west of Cobden last week has been identified. 

Police say Frederick Thomas Patton, 43, of Kenora, Ont. was struck and killed on the Highway by a westbound pickup truck around 6:30 a.m. last Thursday. 

Upper Ottawa Valley OPP said it's not clear why Patton was on the road at the time but no charges will be laid against the 25-year-old driver of the truck, who was unhurt in the incident.