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Pedestrian dies after being hit by unmarked police vehicle, SIU investigating

Last Updated Feb 27, 2018 at 5:23 am EDT

Investigators on scene after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a police vehicle on Feb. 27, 2018. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

The province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a police vehicle in Markham.

According to the SIU, on Monday afternoon an officer was driving an unmarked police vehicle in the area of Kennedy Road and Highway 7.

The vehicle struck a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No further details have been released at this time.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529.

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