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Updated: Name of pedestrian killed in weekend crash won't be released, police say

Investigation into the cause of the incident continues
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Municipal Road 55 between Balsam Street (Copper Cliff) and Big Nickel Mine Road is closed due to a serious motor vehicle collision, Greater Sudbury Police announced on Twitter at 6:36 a.m. Saturday. (File)

Updated Dec. 12 at 8:45 a.m.: Greater Sudbury Police have released more information about the pedestrian collision that occurred in Copper Cliff on Saturday. 

The crash occurred between Municipal Road 55 and Balsam Street. It involved a pedestrian and a tractor trailer.

A 38-year-old man lost his life in the collision.

Police say the man's name won't be released out of respect for his family.

"Our condolences go out to everyone affected," police said.

The investigation continues to investigate.

Original story

Municipal Road 55 between Balsam Street in Copper Cliff and Big Nickel Mine Road has been re-opened following a serious motor vehicle collision, earlier this morning. 

The police investigation continues into what is now a fatality involving a single motor vehicle and a pedestrian.

Staff Sgt., Daryl Adams said no charges are being pursued at this time. 

However, witnesses are urged to contact the Traffic Management Unit at 705-675-9171 ext 2411 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Check back with Sudbury.com for more as the police updates us on this developing story. 

 




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