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Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in Ajax

Last Updated May 16, 2018 at 9:45 am EDT

Police on scene after a man was fatally struck by a vehicle in Ajax on May 15, 2018. CITYNEWS

A 32-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle in Ajax.

Emergency crews were called to the scene on Rossland Road at Westney Road around 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

According to Durham police, a Nissan Versa was heading eastbound on Rossland when the pedestrian “appeared in the roadway and was struck.”

Police said the victim was not crossing at a crosswalk and that conditions were clear but dark at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene.

There has been no word on charges.

The intersection was closed for several hours while police investigated. It has since reopened.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash or anyone with information on the incident to call 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5226.